ERIC Number: ED416590
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Biennial Evaluation Report: Fiscal Years 1995-1996.
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Under Secretary.
This biennial report is the 23rd report to the Congress on federally funded education programs and the 14th such report submitted by the Department of Education in fulfillment of a Congressional mandate. For FY 1995-1996, there is information on 151 programs administered by the Department. Programs are grouped according to the administering office of the Department of Education: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, and Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Available information is presented on the purpose, funding, target population, services, administration, effectiveness, management improvement strategies, and sources of information for those programs. Planned studies are briefly outlined. Overviews of postsecondary education, vocational and adult education discuss the purposes, funding, governance, services, and outcomes of the Department's major programs in these areas. Chapters describing programs have a subsection on performance indicators where such information is available. This report summarizes evaluation findings on what helps program participants to increase their achievement or improve their performance. The appendix lists with brief descriptions the evaluation contracts active in the Office of the Under Secretary (OUS) during Fiscal Years 1995-1996. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Bilingual Education, Children, Early Childhood Education, Educational Administration, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Special Education
Information Resource Center, U.S. Department of Education, 1-800-USA-LEARN.
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Under Secretary.