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Jeter, Lisa – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Teacher burnout contributes to poor psychological and physical health, absenteeism, early retirement, and leads to inadequate teacher performance with adverse outcomes in student learning and achievement. Effective coping skills have been proposed as possible protectors from the effects of burnout; therefore, examining teachers' coping resources…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teacher Burnout, Coping, Elementary School Teachers
Jackson Dean, Milanda – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Achieving 100% literacy is an important goal for many schools. Over the past 5-10 years, government legislation and federally funded programs such as Title I, No Child Left Behind, and Reading Initiatives, such as the Alabama Reading Initiative, have emphasized the importance of effective literacy instruction in order to achieve 100% literacy…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Reading Improvement, Questionnaires, Program Effectiveness
Moss, Marc; Jacob, Robin; Boulay, Beth; Horst, Megan; Poulos, Jennifer – US Department of Education, 2006
In October 2003, the US Department of Education contracted with Abt Associates to design and conduct the Reading First Implementation Evaluation. This report focuses on the following questions: (1) How is the Reading First program implemented in districts and schools? and (2) How does reading instruction differ in Reading First schools and…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Program Implementation, Program Evaluation, Reading Programs
Syropoulos, Mike – 1982
In 1981-82, over 4,500 staff members and parents of the Detroit Public Schools participated in the inservice education programs funded through the Federally Assisted Staff Training (FAST) Project. These activities were carried out in over 140 workshops to provide training for the academic improvement of Title I target students. The following…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education
White, Karl; And Others – 1981
To explain discrepancies in Utah's elementary school test results under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act's Title I Evaluation and Reporting System (TIERS), researchers investigated the adequacy and validity of TIERS evaluation models. Model A (norm-referenced testing) is used in most Utah school districts, in preference to Models B or C…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Norm Referenced Tests
Roberts, Jo Ann; Szafraniec, Carleen – 1980
In order to review the first year of implementation of the Title I 89-313 federally funded Speech Assistant Program for severely/profoundly handicapped students in the Chicago public schools, data was gathered by interview, questionnaire and observation methods from speech assistants, speech pathologists (who supervised assistants), a…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Needs Assessment
Mahony, Janice; Hayward, Becky Jon – 1980
The goals of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I program operated by the Public Schools of the District of Columbia were to provide disadvantaged children with supplemental instructional services to improve their performance in reading and mathematics and to support their affective and psychomotor development. Almost 15,000 students…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Affective Objectives, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul. – 1977
In the spring and summer of 1977, 4,944 migrant children participated in the 17 Day Care, Head Start, and Title I projects of the Minnesota Migrant Program. Total cost of the program was $1,620,000, with day care receiving $650,000, Head Start $150,000, and Title I $820,000. More than 450 people were employed in the local school districts.…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Ancillary School Services, Annual Reports, Coordination
Goodwin, Judy – 1980
Philadelphia's Follow Through program in 14 schools was evaluated in terms of its educational, staff development, parent involvement, health services, and social services components. Cross-sectional reading and mathematics achievement data indicated that the Follow Through participants outperformed the non-Follow Through Title I group.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Ancillary School Services, Compensatory Education, Elementary School Mathematics
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Div. for Management and Planning Services. – 1978
In August of 1978 an ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) Title I education conference was held to obtain an evaluation of the migrant education programs operated in Wisconsin during the summer of 1978. Five forms were used to collect information from the 47 conference participants with specific forms directed toward instructional staff,…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Responsibility, Educational Objectives, Migrant Children
Mack, Faite R-P. – 1978
This is an evaluation of the Title I Program of the Michigan Training Unit, a program designed to provide compensatory education in basic skills for young adult male prisoners. The evaluation provides information to enable decision-makers to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the program and considers whether the program fulfilled…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Adult Education, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education
Wurster, Stanley R.; Mathis, F. Austin, Jr. – 1977
This report evaluates the fifth year of a supportive reading program for educationally disadvantaged children in grades two, three, and four. Students were tested for improvement in oral reading, total reading, grade placement, self-concept, attitude, and attendance. In addition, the parents of participating children were surveyed for their…
Descriptors: Attendance, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Oral Reading
Vanecko, James J.; And Others – 1977
This demonstration project, concerns the study of Title I intra-district fund allocation changes. It also examines the effect of these changes on a number of dependent variables such as program delivery and associated costs, student composition, student experiences, and community response. Thirteen Local Education Agencies (LEAs) participated in…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Compensatory Education, Data Analysis, Demonstration Programs
Williams, Miriam Q.; Labriola, Robert J. – 1977
Providing a data basis for the planning and implementation of educational programs for migrant adults, this guide is a product of a year-long research effort which focused on the adult migrants in Pennsylvania, their educational needs and interests, the unique factors which should be considered in designing and providing educational programs and…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Agricultural Laborers, Bibliographies, Educational Objectives
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Federal Education Opportunity Programs. – 1977
Prior experience with Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I programs has provided evidence that school districts are implementing supplementary programs funded by Title I which are separate and distinct from the base education programs. The focus of this study is on the relationship between the Title I supplementary programs and the base…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Definitions, Program Content, Program Design
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