ERIC Number: ED197923
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Iowa Annual Evaluation Report for Migrant Programs. Fiscal Year 1980.
Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.
Six migrant educational programs were conducted in Iowa during fiscal year 1980. In the 4 programs held during the regular school year, 7 teachers and 3 aides (all bilingual) served an enrollment of 211 children, 187 of whom were Spanish dominate. During the 2 summer programs, 8 bilingual teachers and 6 bilingual aides served 154 children, 110 of whom were Spanish dominate. Curriculum included English oral language development, reading, mathematics, and cultural development. Health, music, art, and field trips were added during summer. Staff received inservice training in all programs. Supportive services included visional, audio, dental, and immunization screenings with treatment administered when indicated. Nutritional services were also provided. The Local Education Associations (LEAs) employed a variety of methods to recruit migrant children and to establish the educational needs of the children. An unduplicated count of 87 parents participated in some manner with the schools in migrant programs held during the school year; 78 parents participated during the summer. The LEAs reported: (1) good utilization of the Migrant Student Record System, especially the Skills List concept; (2) use of numerous methods to disseminate information; (3) maintenance of contact between LEAs and the State Education Agency; and (4) successful attainment, by age level, of educational components by the migrant children. (CM)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Compensatory Education.
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa