ERIC Number: ED237622
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Children in Residential Schools. ECIA Chapter 1. Evaluation Report, 1982-83.
Taylor, Derek B.
The Children in Residential Schools project of the Cleveland Public Schools is designed to provide additional instructional and supportive services to orphaned, neglected, and delinquent children in residential institutions. These services are beyond that which is normally available to them through their on-grounds schools or in the public or nonpublic schools they attend during the day. At the Cuyahoga County Youth Development Center, the project operates an on-grounds, formal educational facility, Harry L. Eastman School, where students are provided with individualized and small group tutoring in content area subjects and with remedial reading instruction. At seven other institutions, the project provides after-school tutoring in subjects in which students are having difficulty. Other educational supports, such as school supplies and field trips, are also provided. In 1982-83, test results from the Harry L. Eastman School showed that in reading the students on average reached the expected achievement level, while in math they were just under the expected achievement level. In both reading and math, however, students continued to score in the lower percentile ranges. At six of the seven other institutions, services were provided at or above the proposed levels and focused primarily on reading and math. (CMG)
Descriptors: After School Education, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Instruction, Institutional Schools, Intellectual Disciplines, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Remedial Reading, Residential Schools, Small Group Instruction, Tutoring
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cleveland Public Schools, OH. Dept. of Research and Analysis.