ERIC Number: ED343552
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Chapter 2 Formula: Evaluation Report 1990-91.
Bliss, Kristen M.
Chapter 2 Formula provides federal funds to the states through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by P.L. 100-297 in 1988. Chapter 2 funds can support one or more programs that do the following: meet the educational needs of students with special needs (at-risk and high-cost students); acquire curricular materials; improve schools through innovative programs; enhance the knowledge and skills of teachers through training and professional development; enhance student achievement and excellence through instruction and community service; and provide early childhood, gifted and talented, technology education, community education, and/or youth suicide-prevention programs. In 1990-91, the Austin Independent School District received monies to fund the following programs: (1) Bridge Computer Lab at Read Elementary; (2) WICAT Computer Lab at Blanton; (3) Writing To Read at Blackshear; (4) Comprehensive Competencies Program at Johnston; (5) Extracurricular Transportation; (6) Rainbow Kits; (6) Spanish Academy; (7) Middle Schools Advisory Curriculum; (8) Pre-K Supplements; (9) Technology Education; (10) Multicultural/Special Purpose Buses; (11) Academic Decathlon; (12) Library Resources; and (13) Private Schools. This report provides a program effectiveness summary, descriptions of the programs, and the results of a districtwide staff survey. (5 references) (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 2