ERIC Number: ED264296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Profiles of Detroit's High Schools: 1975 to 1984. Executive Summary. A Monitoring Commission Report.
Detroit School District, United States District Court Monitoring Commission, Detroit, MI.
This longitudinal study summarizes the findings of the United States District Court Monitoring Commission, a temporary agency established under the Bradley v. Milliken desegregation case. The salient issues illustrated by the study are discussed. Sources of data highlighted by the commission are described: (1) the longitudinal survey of teachers and counselors; (2) the individual school assessment based on a three-level, criteria based assessment; and (3) data on high school attrition, proficiency and age distribution. Findings from data from all sources are compiled into a component-by-component summary of aggregate data. Summary findings are given for the following areas: (1) Bilingual Education; (2) Counseling and Guidance; (3) In-Service Training; (4) Reading; (5) School-Community Relations; (6) Student Code of Conduct; (7) Testing; and (8) Vocational Education. A graph portrays teacher and counselor ratings of the Detroit Public High Schools; a chart shows student attrition from regular day programs. (LMO)
Descriptors: Behavior Standards, Bilingual Education Programs, Compliance (Legal), Data Collection, Educational Assessment, Guidance Programs, High Schools, Inservice Teacher Education, Longitudinal Studies, Outcomes of Education, Program Evaluation, Public Policy, Reading Programs, School Community Relationship, School Effectiveness, Student Attrition, Testing, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Detroit School District, United States District Court Monitoring Commission, Detroit, MI.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Milliken v Bradley