ERIC Number: ED169078
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Jun-30
Final Evaluation Report. 1976-1977. High School Curriculum Evaluation. Publication Number 76.68.
Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
The effects of the mandated quarter system and the expanded and revised high school curriculum were assessed in Austin, Texas, based upon achievement test scores, attendance records, and objectively collected opinion data in seven areas of concern. The seven decision questions which affected allocation of funds, personnel, time and material concern: (1) making major alterations to the curriculum; (2) changing the number of credits and the minimum reading and mathematics competencies required for graduation; (3) modifying the responsibilities of high school counselors; (4) instituting year-round schooling; (5) altering the academic advising procedures; (6) improving eighth-grade orientation to the high school curriculum; and (7) coordinating the content of the same courses taught at different schools. Evaluation findings consist of answers, with supportive data, to 28 questions, as well as 12 miscellaneous findings. (MH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Location: Texas (Austin)