ERIC Number: ED221610
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Evaluation Report: Volume II, Fiscal Year 1981.
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Budget, and Evaluation.
In this report detailed summaries are provided of 108 Federal programs set up to provide funds for individual projects in elementary and secondary education, postsecondary education, and special categories (bilingual and minority education, special education and rehabilitation services, vocational and adult education, and educational research and development). Information presented for each program includes: (1) the legislative basis for Federal funding; (2) a brief funding history; (3) description of goals and objectives; (4) a review of program operations; (5) analysis of program scope and participation; (6) a report on outcomes, effectiveness, and progress; and (7) listings of onqoing and planned evaluation studies, sources of evaluation data, and names of persons to contact for further information. The volume's appendix includes brief descriptions of active 1981 contracts for evaluation of specific programs; descriptions of evaluability assessments of eight orograms (discussions as to how they might be made more accountable and how thev might be evaluated); and brief reports on rapid-feedback evaluations of two programs. (MJL)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Compensatory Education, Educational Legislation, Educational Research, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Migrant Education, Minority Groups, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Special Education, Vocational Education
Yvonne Briscoe, Office of Planning, Budget, and Evaluation, Planning and Evaluation Service, Room 3605, Switzer Building, 330 C Street, SW, Washington, DC 20202 (write for price).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Budget, and Evaluation.