ERIC Number: ED391853
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Compensatory Education (CE) Product Evaluation: Elementary and Secondary Programs 1994-95.
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services.
The school district of the City of Saginaw operates a supplemental educational delivery Chapter 1 system in reading and mathematics, the Elementary Compensatory Education (CE) program and the Secondary CE program. The elementary CE, a push-in program operating in the regular classroom and a pull-out program (periodically taking students out of regular classrooms), served 2,475 students in grades 1 through 5. The secondary CE is a self-contained classroom program that involved approximately 542 students in grades 6 through 8. Broad goals were to provide intensive academic instruction, to involve parents, to supply incentives for academic achievement, to measure academic growth, and to prepare students for the general classroom. The greatest achievement gains were made at the junior first and first-grade levels, with mathematics gains greatest at grade two. Reading test scores improved, and the advanced mathematics scores improved, although no data were available for comparison for basic mathematics. Recommendations are made for program improvement. Five appendixes provide supplemental information about participants, their achievement, and the achievement of students in the Help One Student To Succeed mathematics program. (Contains 5 tables in the text, 14 tables in the appendices, and 1 reference.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educationally Disadvantaged, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Mathematics Instruction, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Parent Participation, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Reading Instruction, Summative Evaluation, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1
What Works Clearinghouse Reviewed: Does Not Meet Evidence Standards
WWC Study Page: http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/study/77593
IES Cited: ED544194