ERIC Number: ED231575
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Iowa Annual Evaluation Report for Migrant Programs, Fiscal Year 1982.
Bottenfield, James F.
During fiscal year 1982, five regular school year and three summer migrant programs were conducted in Iowa. In the regular school year programs, 11 teachers and 2 aides (all bilingual) served 251 K-12 students, 211 of whom were Spanish dominant. During the summer programs, 8 teachers and 6 aides (all bilingual) served 168 K-12 students, 121 of whom were Spanish dominant. Curriculum included English oral language development, reading, mathematics, and cultural development. Health, music, art, and field trips were also provided during the summer. Staff received inservice training in all programs. Supportive services included nutritional services and vision, audio, dental, and immunization screenings, with treatment administered when necessary. The local education agencies (LEAs) employed various methods to recruit migrant children and to establish the children's educational needs. An unduplicated count of 127 migrant parents participated in some manner with the schools. The LEAs reported utilization of the Migrant Student Record System, especially the Skills List concept; cooperation with other agencies serving the migrant population; numerous methods to disseminate information; maintenance of contact with the State Education Agency; and successful assimilation of the educational components by the migrant children. (NQA)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Ancillary School Services, Annual Reports, Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Migrant Education, Migrant Health Services, Migrant Programs, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Spanish Speaking, State Programs, Student Recruitment, Summer Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa