ERIC Number: ED112788
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Mar-31
Reference Count: N/A
Program Evaluation. Title I of the Higher Education Act.
Ray, Robert F.; And Others
The overall effectiveness of Title I is assessed, particularly successful projects are indicated, and means for replicating and expanding worthy projects are recommended. It is concluded that the program has demonstrated the interest and capacity of postsecondary institutions and communities to engage in cooperative problem-solving efforts. Several recommendations are specified: (1) reauthorization by Congress of Title I at the currently authorized level of $50 million annually; (2) establishment of a Bureau of Continuing Education and Community Service within the Office of Education; (3) delegation of responsibility to the National Advisory Council on Extension and Continuing Education for advising the secretary of HEW on programs relating to the financial and educational well-being of all adult part-time students in postsecondary education; (4) amendment of Title I to provide legislative authority for national emphasis programs, and for financial aid to give technical assistance to state agencies for program development and operational planning; (5) OE provision of technical assistance and guidelines for state programs; (6) increase in state administrative allotments; and (7) increased state-federal cooperative efforts. (LBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Extension and Continuing Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act Title I