ERIC Number: ED451318
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug-23
Summer School 2000 Status Report.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Div. of Assessment and Accountability.
This report provides information on the status of summer schools in New York City in 2000. The report describes: (1) "Planning and Management"; (2) "Student Information" (319,167 students were preregistered for summer school, and 87.9 percent of mandated students attended, compared to 64.4 percent the year before); (3) "Assessment Outcomes and Promotion Decisions" (42,383 students grades 3-8 were tested in reading and/or math and 39,652 were promoted); (4) "Plans for Retained Students" (the Eight Plus Program for 8th graders who did not meet promotion standards and actions by community school districts and high school superintendents); (5) "Staffing" (more teachers worked in this summer program, and principals had greater direct oversight over summer schools); (6) "Operational Support" (facilities, food services, and transportation); (7) "Private Providers" (46 vendors received contracts to provide professional development, programs to increase parental involvement, direct services to students, curriculum/instructional materials, and test preparation for examinations); (8) "New York City Teaching Fellows" (part of a recruitment initiative to secure prospective teachers); (9) "Summer in the City" (also part of a recruitment initiative to secure prospective teachers); (10) "Break-Aways" (partnering schools with camps, with teachers overseeing instructional components); (11) "Program Evaluation"; and (12) "Conclusion." (SM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Grade Repetition, Mathematics Achievement, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Reading Achievement, Student Evaluation, Summer Schools, Tables (Data), Teacher Recruitment, Teachers
New York City Board of Education, Division of Assessment and Accountability, 110 Livingston Street, Room 728, Brooklyn, NY 11201. For full text: http://www.nycenet.edu.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Div. of Assessment and Accountability.