ERIC Number: ED252585
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Chapter 1 and Chapter 1 Migrant. Evaluation Findings, 1983-84.
Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Using a question/answer format, this report provides program descriptions and evaluation findings for the 1983-84 Chapter 1 and Chapter 1 Migrant programs in the Austin Independent School District. Topics covered include student eligibility, numbers of students served, teacher characteristics, teacher satisfaction, special programs, achievement gains, parental involvement, migrant health services, and the Migrant Student Record Transfer System. Major positive findings are: (1) impressive achievement gains for Chapter 1 and Migrant Early Childhood Programs; (2) Chapter 1 and Migrant Programs elementary teacher satisfaction; (3) mixed but positive four-year effects of the Schoolwide Projects; and (4) beneficial effects from the Schoolwide Projects in kindergarten. Major findings requiring action are: (1) program improvements requested by secondary migrant teachers; (2) less Chapter 1 success in meeting achievement test objectives; (3) apparent lack of effect of Chapter 1 services on kindergarten achievement scores; and (4) pupil/teacher ratio reductions in Schoolwide Projects that are generally not cost effective above first grade. (BS)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Communication Skills, Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Low Income Groups, Migrant Education, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Remedial Programs, Teacher Attitudes
Office of Research and Evaluation, AISD, 6100 Guadalupe, Box 79, Austin, TX 78752 ($1.25, plus $1.00 postage).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1