ERIC Number: ED314512
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May
Reference Count: N/A
A Summary of State Chapter 1 Participation and Achievement Information for 1986-87.
Steele, Diane; Gutmann, Babette
This document summarizes the State Performance Reports for programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act for 1986-87. Reports are submitted annually by State Education Agencies (SEAs) to provide information on Local Education Agency (LEA) and State Agency Neglected or Delinquent (SAND) compensatory education programs. The following information is reported for the LEA programs: (1) number of participants, by year of birth, racial/ethnic classification, and grade by public/nonpublic designation; (2) types of service provided, by institutional designation; (3) number of staff; and (4) achievement. The following information is reported for the SAND programs: (1) number of participants, by gender, age group, racial/ethnic classification, and institutional designation; and (2) types of services provided, by institutional designation. The following findings are discussed: (1) 4,594,761 public school students and 138,225 nonpublic school students participated in LEA programs; (2) LEA programs received $3 billion in allocations; (3) 56,236 students participated in the SAND programs; and (4) SAND programs received $31.2 million in allocations. Statistical data are included on 61 tables and 19 graphs. The appendices comprise the following: (1) a discussion of the research methodology; (2) national tables of participants by grade for 1985-86 and 1986-87 and the percent change in number for each grade; (3) state-by-state tables of selected participation information for 1979-87; (4) additional tables of achievement information for 1986-87; (5) data on the number of students tested and the numbers of states reporting achievement data; and (6) achievement information expressed in normal curve equivalents for 1986-87 and for the 8-year period from 1979-80 to 1986-87. (FMW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Budget, and Evaluation.
Authoring Institution: Decision Resources Corp., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1