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ERIC Number: ED299352
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Effective Compensatory Education Sourcebook. Volume IV: Project Profiles.
Cotton, Kathleen J.; And Others
This directory is a compendium of 108 outstanding Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1 compensatory education projects selected for recognition by the United States Department of Education in 1987. It is the fourth volume in the "Effective Compensatory Education Sourcebook" series. Volume 1 consists of a review of the literature on effective schooling practices for the disadvantaged. Volume 2 profiles outstanding programs reviewed in 1985. Volume 3 profiles outstanding programs reviewed in 1986. Programs are accepted for review through a self-nomination process and judged on the basis of 13 program attributes and four achievement indicators derived from the school improvement literature. Common characteristics of the programs profiled here include the following: (1) appropriate instructional materials, methods, and approaches; (2) coordination with the regular school program and other special programs; (3) parent and community involvement; and (4) strong leadership. Each profile includes the following: (1) district name; (2) headline capturing the essence of the project; (3) abbreviated versions of the three salient attributes; (4) narrative describing program implementation; (5) Profile Chart listing basic project information; and (6) name of a contact person. A profile index is included on a separate chart. The appendices include the following: (1) projects nominated for recognition, 1985-86; (2) profile index to selected projects, 1985-86; (3) projects selected for recognition, 1984-85; and (4) projects selected for recognition, 1983-84. (FMW)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1