ERIC Number: ED213797
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation of the ESEA Title I Program [of the] Public Schools [of the] District of Columbia. Final Evaluation Report. 1979-80.
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Dept. of Research and Evaluation.
This report presents the evaluation results of the 1979-80 Title I program in grades one, two, three and seven in the District of Columbia Public School system. Part One describes program objectives and services and the evaluation design and procedures. A description of the population served by Title I is included in Part Two. Achievement gains in student performance are reported for reading and mathematics by grade level. Socioeconomic status, physical handicaps, and behavioral problems of Title I students are discussed in relation to academic achievement. Numbers of students held back one or more years are also given. It is reported that Title I program objectives for 1979-80 were exceeded in mathematics at all grades, while the objective for readinq was met in grade one and exceeded in all other grades. An appendix explains the use of normal scale equivalents in the assessment of programs based on different test data. (JCD)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Grade Repetition, Mathematics Achievement, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Reading Achievement, Socioeconomic Status, Student Characteristics, Test Interpretation
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Dept. of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I