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ERIC Number: ED312338
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan-30
Pages: 202
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Chapter 2 Formula. 1987-88 Final Technical Report.
Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
This document comprises the final technical report on the evaluation of the 1987-88 supplementary education programs of the Austin (Texas) Independent School District funded under Chapter 2 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. The following major findings are reported: (1) half of the students who rode extracurricular buses indicated that they could participate in activities without the service; (2) nearly all students, three-quarters of the administrators, and one-half of the teachers surveyed found the Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL) Program to be effective; (3) 62 percent of the staff who attended the Spanish Academy Program, which provided free Spanish instruction, considered the program to be excellent; (4) the Wicat Computer Lab and the TEAMS Improvement funds were utilized in practical ways but could not be validly evaluated; and (5) 76 percent of the staff participating in the Middle Schools Transitional Training Program considered the program to be excellent. Statistical data are included on 16 tables and graphs. Thirteen appendices comprising the bulk of the document provide brief descriptions and evaluations of the following programs: (1) Assistant Alternative School Administrator Program; (2) Extracurricular Transportation Program; (3) Homework Pilot Program; (4) Outdoor Learning Program; (5) Peer Assistance and Leadership program (PAL); (6) Pre-Kindergarten Program; (7) Private Schools Program; (8) Project ASSIST; (9) School Community Liaison Program; (10) Spanish Academy; (11) Transition Training for Middle School Faculties; (12) TEAM Improvement Funds; and (13) Wicat Computer Lab Instruction Aide. A four-item bibliography is also appended. (FMW)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 2