ERIC Number: ED263174
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
A Look at State Compensatory Education in AISD, 1984-85.
Defino, Maria; Jenkins, Vivian
This report documents the purpose and results for each information source used in the evaluation of the 1984-85 State Compensatory Education (SCE) program by providing a look at programs traditionally funded by SCE: (1) elementary instruction; (2) guidance and counseling; (3) Project Achieve; (4) Transitional Bilingual Education (TBE) Program; (5) Texas Assessment of Basic Skills; and (6) Management Information System. The results indicated two major positive findings. First, seventh-grade TBE participants made strong growth as evidenced by gains in reading, language and mathematics scores. Eighth-grade TBE students made greater than expected gains in reading and mathematics. Second, all SCE-eligible, Hispanic limited-English-proficient students in schools without bilingually certified SCE teachers had access to other bilingually certified classroom teachers. Major findings that require further action indicate that: (1) there are questions as to whether the program fully focused on the target population; (2) the majority of SCE teachers continue to use pull-out formats for delivery of instruction, for a variety of reasons; and (3) Project Achieve appears to lack visibility. (Author/PN)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Basic Skills