ERIC Number: ED330742
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
E.C.I.A. Chapter 1, Part B, Institutionalized Facilities Program, 1989-90. OREA Report.
Miller, Ronald C.
This report evaluates a program funded under the Educational Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA), Chapter 1, Part B, in New York (New York). The Program for Neglected and Delinquent Children, District 75/Citywide Institutionalized Facilities Program provides after-school supplementary instruction in prevocational skills, activities of daily living, and academic remediation to students who reside in group homes and institutions for the delinquent and neglected throughout the five boroughs of New York City. Sponsored by the Division of Special Education (DSE) of the New York City Board of Education, the program is designed to prepare students for independent living and social and economic success once they leave their institutions. This evaluation of the 1989-90 program indicates that it successfully delivered effective supplementary education in vocational, daily living, and remedial academic skills to neglected and delinquent children and adolescents in institutional residences. The pupil achievement objective of at least 80 percent mastery of attempted objectives was attained by 92.5 percent of the population served, well above the goal of 80 percent of the students. The report presents seven recommendations and includes statistical data in six tables. (AF)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Compensatory Education, Daily Living Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Institutional Schools, Prevocational Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Remedial Programs, Special Needs Students, Supplementary Education, Vocational Education
Special Education Evaluation Unit, Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment, 110 Livingston Street, Room 736, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1