ERIC Number: ED121893
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Title I in Ohio. Tenth Annual Evaluation, Title I, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Fiscal 1975.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
Information presented in this annual report includes basic statistics, participation trends, effectiveness of instruction, expenditure and staffing patterns, and parent involvement for Ohio Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I programs. Most Title I activities occur in the regular school term with 95.6 percent of the students in grade six or below. The greatest concentration of students is in kindergarten through Grade Three. The highest priority for Title I services is reading, with 84 percent of all regular term participants and 82 percent of summer term participants receiving instruction in this area. Seventy-six percent of all expenditures for both regular and summer terms is directed toward reading instruction. Effectiveness of instruction in reading is supported by significant gains in achievement. During the regular term, 41 percent of the children show a gain of 15 months or more per 10 months of instruction, 22 percent, a gain from 10 to 14 months and 21 percent, a gain from 5 to 9 months. Title I teachers and supportive personnel spend 219,627 hours or 106 years of 40-hour weeks in in-service education sessions devoted to learning to help educationally disadvantaged children. Parent advisory councils are an integral part of Title I, with 10,791 parents involved in planning activities. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Inservice Education, Mathematics Instruction, Minority Group Children, Parent Participation, Profiles, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Statistical Data, Teacher Participation, Teachers
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I