ERIC Number: ED227635
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Learning Disabilities: Program Evaluation. Progress Report 1980-1981 [and] Learning Disabilities: Program Evaluation. Progress Report 1981-1982.
Bersell, Gary L.; Balliet, Tom
The plan for the evaluation of Janesville, Wisconsin, Public Schools Learning Disabilities Program is presented, along with 1980-1981 and 1981-1982 findings, and supplementary data and forms. The proposed evaluation model, which includes evaluation dimensions, evaluation procedures, and desired outcomes, is presented. The program is reviewed in terms of district-wide consistency for the following dimensions: referral procedures, education evaluations, identification standards, the individualized education program process, terminology, full-time equivalency (FTE), and materials. In addition, attention is directed to data gathering and statistical analysis of student achievement; student, teacher, and parent attitudes; and elements of the computer program used for the evaluation. Data are also presented regarding the following outcomes: normal growth rates; normative data for the Wide Range Achievement Test; class using FTE and per-pupil cost; and data by school on FTE, IQ, and test scores. Student rating forms are also included. (SEW)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Janesville Joint District 1, WI.