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Cook, Gary; Linquanti, Robert; Chinen, Marjorie; Jung, Hyekyung – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2012
The "Elementary and Secondary Education Act" ("ESEA"), as amended by the "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001" inaugurated important changes in assessment and accountability for English Learner (EL) students. Specifically, Title III of the law required states to develop or adopt English-language proficiency (ELP)…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Proficiency, English Language Learners, Federal Legislation
Berman, Paul; And Others – 1977
This report is one of three volumes that describe the second phase of a study that examined the implementation of four federal change agent programs related to education. Phase 2 of the study focused on what happens to local projects in the two largest change agent programs--ESEA Title III and ESEA Title VII--when federal funding stops. This…
Descriptors: Diffusion, Educational Innovation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Allegheny County Schools, Pittsburgh, PA. Intercultural Understanding Project. – 1972
This project was initiated in 46 school districts to provide a secondary level course in world cultures. Data for the control and experimental groups were analyzed in regard to socioeconomic status, ability, and grade levels. The original objectives are given along with implementation plan, evaluation method, data, and data analysis. Among these…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Education, Curriculum Development
Meyer, Donald – 1969
One of six summaries of workshop sessions (See TM 000 130), designed to strengthen the evaluation of costly programs and their effects, this handbook presents an analysis of both random and nonrandom sampling errors by application of the Bayesian model. This model attempts to formalize the process and procedures of inference from data through…
Descriptors: Bayesian Statistics, Data Collection, Error Patterns, Models
Khanna, J. L. – 1970
This document evaluates a Human Relations Training Program for teachers in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee. The first part of the program, covering the period from the summer of 1968 to June 1969, is considered in detail in Appendix B. It included a 2-week summer laboratory and 14 Saturday meetings for 150 participants. The second period,…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Human Relations, Inservice Teacher Education, Institutes (Training Programs)
Petry, John R., Ed. – 1969
The Design for Tennessee Assessment and Evaluation of Title III, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, was developed to provide a tool for educators to use in evaluating projects and programs in Tennessee schools. An intensive workshop on evaluation was held using the Tennessee Evaluation Design as the synthesizing structure. The presentations…
Descriptors: Administration, Behavioral Objectives, Data Collection, Decision Making
Polemeni, Anthony John – 1970
To determine the continuation rate of Title III projects after termination of Federal funding in December 1967, questionnaire response data from directors of 149 projects were analyzed, and a study was made of the respective project proposals on file at the Title III bureau of USOE. For purposes of analysis, projects were categorized by…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Demonstration Programs, Developmental Programs, Educational Innovation
Hugoton Unified School District 210, KS. – 1969
An attempt was made to determine whether or not the male influence of teacher Confreres can bring about significant improvement in academic achievement, personality development, and sex role identification over a three-year period of time. Analysis of variance was used as the statistical process for determining tests of significance. The…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Analysis of Variance, Elementary School Students, Emotional Development
Pierce, Louise; Mallory, Richard – 1968
This report is one in a series of needs assessment publications that comprise the first phase of PROJECT DESIGN, an ESEA Title III project administered by the Fresno City Unified School District. The purpose of this study was to develop an achievement analysis model and to analyze achievement of students in the Fresno City Schools with reference…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, Beginning Teachers
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. – 1970
This report is part of the Florida Department of Education, Title III, ESEA, Educational Needs Assessment study and deals exclusively with information and data collected from questionnaires administered to a sample of seven educationally relevant subpopulations within the State. These subpopulations included students, teachers, principals,…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Comparative Analysis, Decision Making, Demography
Balyeat, Ralph R.; Norman, C. Douglas – 1973
This study surveyed evaluation and dissemination/diffusion practices of ESEA III projects funded in the 1969 fiscal year, which projects are nearing the end of their operations as federally supported programs. The study attempted to discover if (1) the projects were evaluated in accordance with generally accepted procedures, (2) the project…
Descriptors: Diffusion, Evaluation Methods, Experimental Programs, Federal Aid
Madison Public Schools, WI. – 1970
A major portion of this report explains an evaluation system for producing objective data regarding teacher classroom performance after inservice training changed their role or behavior in the classroom. Three major objectives for the workshop inservice courses are: 1) to make teachers facilitators of knowledge; 2) to change the type of teaching…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Elementary School Teachers, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
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Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. – 1975
This document presents the data appendixes generated by the University of Georgia Project R.O.M.E. (Results Oriented Management in Education) during the 1974-75 project year. The five appendixes are "The Final Set of 80 Verified Principal Competency Statements Classified by Functional Areas of Responsibility,""Functional Area…
Descriptors: Administration, Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Qualifications, Competency Based Education
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Williams, Russell – 1975
The effectiveness of a differential staffing plan and a behavioral oriented teaching approach for upgrading of rural Utah elementary schools was examined. SPURS staffing model (an Elementary Secondary Education Act Title III project) consisted of an Instructional Design Team (composed of curriculum and behavioral specialists on a multischool…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavior Change, Differentiated Staffs, Elementary Schools
Rose, B. Keith; And Others – 1972
This program consists of a series of strategies whereby a school district could develop community-ranked educational goals and teacher-developed objectives. Provision is made for the involvement of members of the community, the professional staff, and students in (1) ranking of educational goals in order of their importance, (2) assessing how well…
Descriptors: Accountability, Behavioral Objectives, Community Involvement, Demonstration Programs