ERIC Number: ED211637
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Disadvantaged Pupil Program Fund (DPPF) Evaluation Reports, 1980-81.
Cleveland Public Schools, OH. Dept. of Research, Development and Evaluation.
These descriptive and evaluative reports examine fifteen program components implemented under the Disadvantaged Pupil Program Fund by the Cleveland, Ohio public school system beginning in 1966. The following programs are discussed: (1) classroom support program; (2) communication skills improvement project; (3) computer assisted instruction in mathematics; (4) Latin American cultures project; (5) improvement of school community skills and relationships; (6) job development project; (7) kindergarten reinforcement project; (8) motivational cultural experiences; (9) pilot projects; (10) production workshop project; (11) reading impact project; (12) reinforcement science skills project; (13) residential environmental classroom; (14) building safety and security; and (15) upward reach project. Each report cites the purposes, objectives and outcomes of the program, with recommendations for future improvements. Appendices include lists of schools participating in each program area; administrative staff, teaching staff, student, or parent surveys and sample questionnaires about program effectiveness; summaries of student test results; reports on school participation in community events; and reports on the improvement of school/community relationships. (JCD)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Communication Skills, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Job Development, Mathematics Achievement, Multicultural Education, Pilot Projects, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Reading Improvement, School Community Relationship, School Security, Science Curriculum, Student Evaluation, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
Authoring Institution: Cleveland Public Schools, OH. Dept. of Research, Development and Evaluation.
Note: Some tables may be marginally legible due to small size type.