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ERIC Number: ED313797
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Pages: 62
Abstractor: N/A
Effective Schools Programs: Their Extent and Characteristics. Briefing Report to the Chairman, Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives.
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources.
A national study of effective schools programs provides information on the extent and characteristics of these programs in the nation's school districts and schools. A questionnaire was mailed to a random sample of 1,685 school district superintendents. Findings are representative of the approximately 16,000 local school districts in the nation. This report is divided into eight appendices: (1) selected characteristics of effective schools cited in research literature; (2) five school characteristics in the definition of effective schools programs included in Public Law 100-297; (3) Chapter 2 Block Grant Program (six authorized local targeted assistance programs); (4) estimates and confidence intervals for selected questionnaire responses; (5) effective schools programs in the 50 largest cities (school year 1987-88); (6) examples of SEA assistance to school districts and schools for effective schools programs; (7) tables supporting figures in report text and supplementary tables; and (8) major contributors to this report. Included are 15 tables and 28 figures. (SI)
U.S. General Accounting Office, P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 (first 5 copies, free; additional copies, $2.00 each prepaid by cash or by check or money order made out to Superintendent of Documents).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A