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ERIC Number: ED416867
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 114
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Libraries of Middlesex, Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI, Library Literacy Program.
Director, Elissa
This final performance report for the Libraries of Middlesex literacy project begins with a section that compares actual accomplishments to the following objectives for 1992-93: (1) recruit and enroll at least 150 new volunteers in Basic Reading of English as a Second Language (ESL) tutor training; (2) have at least 125 volunteers successfully complete the training (i.e., have regular attendance and achievement of a passing score on a written final examination); (3) match all those who complete the tutor training with learners; (4) match at least 25 additional learners from the waiting list with previously trained tutors; (5) accomplish all program activities listed in the program description; and (6) achieve a positive termination rate (i.e., ending participation either because educational objectives have been achieved or to enroll in another educational program) of 50% for learners. Proposed and actual expenditures are compared. Activities undertaken are described, including library and instructional materials acquired. The role of the library is discussed; the contributions of other organizations are summarized; facilities used are listed; and the impact of the project is considered. The concluding section provides quantitative data. Attachments include various reporting forms, a collection of student writing, and sample newsletters. (MES)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Library Programs.
Authoring Institution: Middlesex Libraries, NJ.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act