ERIC Number: ED177237
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar-6
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Sixth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The testimony and statements of various administrators and educators at the hearing regarding the effectiveness of Title I are presented in this report. Emphasis is placed on the improvements made by Title I programs in the reading and mathematics skills of educationally disadvantaged students, and numerous case studies are cited in which Title I programs improved student achievement. Descriptions are given of the major programs funded under Title I in both urban and rural areas, and their impact on participating students is discussed. In many of the statements, Title I effectiveness is attributed to cooperation between Federal, State and local agencies and parent advisory councils. Some problems with the allocation of Title I funds are discussed and arguments for continuing and increasing Title I funds are presented. (EB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Agency Cooperation, Compensatory Education, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Hearings, Parent Associations, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I