ERIC Number: ED124610
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
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The Follow Through Program, 1971-72 Regular and 1972 Summer School Terms. Consolidated Program Information Report.
Jessee, Ronald N.
The Consolidated Program Information Report (CPIR) provides statistical information about federal educational programs at the local level. The Follow Through Program, designed to follow through on the educational gains made by children from low income families in preschool programs such as Head Start, is one of the federal programs for which CPIR collected data for the 1971-72 regular and 1972 summer terms. These data focus on the characteristics of the children who participated, the total staff involved, and all expenditures incurred in the operation of this federal program by local school districts. The 150 agencies sponsoring this program originally contacted in the survey include local education agencies, multi-district agencies, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. A total of $2,293,000 is spent for pre-service and in-service training for 8,300 staff members assigned to Follow Through. The various types of training include orientation sessions, workshops, and college credit courses. Approximately 69,400 children are reported as participating. Nearly all (96 percent) come from public schools. The Follow Through Program provides comprehensive educative services and supporting services. Total expenditures, distributed by type of service or activity are provided in tabular form. Approximately 95 percent (142) of those agencies contacted responded to the survey. (Author/AM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.