ERIC Number: ED460196
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Title I Schoolwide Programs: Evidence from the Field. Readings on Equal Education.
Taylor, Dianne L., Ed.; Kemper, Elizabeth A., Ed.
This collection of papers explores federal, state, and local efforts across the United States to ensure that all students have equal and equitable educational opportunities. The book begins with an introduction, "Title I Schoolwide Programs: Examining Evidence from the Field" (Dianne L. Taylor and Elizabeth A. Kemper). Section 1, "History and Overview of Title I," presents: (1) "An Historical Perspective of Title I: Expansion of the Federal Role in Education" (Elizabeth A. Kemper and Dianne L. Taylor); (2) "The Overall Effectiveness of Title I: A Review of Recent Research" (Geoffrey D. Borman); and (3) "Pullout: Boon or Boondoggle?" (Pamela S. Angelle). Section 2, "Title I Schoolwide Programs: Evidence from the Field," includes: (4) "Different 'Roads' to Success: A Comparison of Title I Programs at Two Elementary Schools" (Dianne L. Taylor and Charles B. Teddlie); (5) "Toward Systemic Reform in High Poverty Schools: Title I Schoolwide Programs in Two Large Districts" (Kenneth K. Wong and Kimberley F. Alkins); (6) "Timber Mountain Breakdown: How a Fuzzy Vision Derailed One School's Reform Effort" (Patricia E. Ceperley); and (7) "Struggling with Implementation: Two Schoolwide Programs That Did Not Make a Difference" (Mary Helen S. McCoy and Thomasine Haskins Mencer). Section 3, "Lessons Learned from the Field," includes: (8) "Comprehensive School Reform: Lessons Learned" (James Meza, Jr., Lesley Dahlkemper, and Joan Buttram); (9) "Toward Meeting the American Dream: A Future for Title I" (Sam Stringfield); and (10) "Sorting through the Evidence: Policy Implications for Title I Schoolwide Programs" (Dianne L. Taylor and Elizabeth A. Kemper). (Each paper contains references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Case Studies, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Government Role, Poverty, Program Effectiveness, Rural Schools, Urban Schools
AMS Press, Inc., Brooklyn Navy Yard, Building 292, Suite 417, 63 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205 ($79.50). Tel: 212-777-4700.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I