ERIC Number: ED093524
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan-25
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation of the Impact of ESEA Title I Programs for Migrant Children of Migrant Agricultural Workers. Volume I--Executive Summary, Summary of Findings, and Recommendations. Final Report.
Exotech Systems, Inc., Falls Church, VA.
The legislative mandate of Section 507, 1972 Education Amendments (PL 92-318), called for an evaluation and assessment of Title I (1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act) operations and their impact on migrant students. Emphasizing a comprehensive description of program activities, the study did not attempt to measure educational quality by quantitative techniques, other than by some attitude questions asked of teachers, teacher aides, migrant students, and parents. The sampling plan provided an in-depth view of program activities in California, Florida, Texas, Colorado, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington. Analysis method was to: (1) compile answers by subject and type of respondent; and (2) aggregate the data by State. Measures of central tendencies in response to questions were also derived and reported. The report is in 4 volumes; this volume (I) contains the contractor's executive summary, findings, recommendations, and the U.S. Office of Education's executive summary. Among the findings are: (1) migrant students fall behind their peers in academic achievement and grade levels, especially in grades 3 and 4; (2) most drop out of school before the 9th grade; and (3) a lack of uniform and coordinated planning and implementation results in duplication and gaps in service delivery. (NQ)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Budgeting, and Evaluation.
Authoring Institution: Exotech Systems, Inc., Falls Church, VA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I