ERIC Number: ED265183
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Pearce Academic Center for Excellence (PACE): 1984-85 Final Technical Report.
Turner, Belinda Olivarez; Schuyler, Nancy
Pearce Academic Center for Excellence, Project PACE, involved one English/language arts teacher providing individualized instruction in the mechanics of basic English (e.g., parts of speech, rules on capitalization and punctuation, spelling, sentence writing, and library and dictionary skills) to grade seven and eight retainees in language arts classes at Pearce Junior High School, Austin, Texas. This document contains the 1984-85 final technical report on Project PACE, responding to the following questions: (1) what is Project PACE; (2) how well was it implemented; and (3) what effects did it have on the students? An Executive Summary lists the major findings and the major findings requiring action. The appendices include: (1) Iowa Tests of Basic Skills test results; (2) Student Records (students served, grade point average, attendance, and discipline); and (3) staff interviews. (PN)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Achievement Tests, Attendance, Discipline, English Instruction, Grade Point Average, Grade Repetition, Individualized Instruction, Interviews, Junior High Schools, Pretests Posttests, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Student Records
Austin Independent School District, Office of Research and Evaluation, 6100 Guadalupe, Box 79, Austin, TX 78752 ($1.45 plus $1.00 postage).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Iowa Tests of Basic Skills