ERIC Number: ED211318
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Iowa Annual Evaluation Report for Migrant Programs. Fiscal Year 1981.
Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.
Six migrant educational programs were conducted in Iowa during fiscal year 1981. In the 4 programs held during the regular school year, 9 teachers and 3 aides (all bilingual) served an enrollment of 224 children, 186 of whom were "Spanish dominate." During the 2 summer programs, 6 teachers and 6 aides (all bilingual) served 159 children, 95 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 the summer. Staff received inservice training in all programs. Supportive services included vision, audio, dental, and immunization screening, 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 107 parents participated in some manner with the school in migrant programs. The LEAs reported: (1) good utilization of the Migrant Student Record System, especially the Skills List concepts; (2) use of numerous methods to disseminate information; (3) maintenance of contact between LEAs and the State Education Agency; and (4) successful achievement by age level of assimilation of educational components by the migrant children. (NEC)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Annual Reports, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Education, Mexican Americans, Migrant Education, Migrant Health Services, Migrant Programs, Needs Assessment, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Screening Tests, Spanish Speaking, State Programs, Student Recruitment, Summer Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa