Public schools (21 - 30 of 30 items)
School-Linked Human Services: A Comprehensive Strategy for Aiding Students at Risk of School Failure
HRD-94-21: Published: Dec 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on school-linked programs that improve the educational performance and well-being of students at risk of school failure, focusing on: (1) whether multiservice school-linked programs sufficiently assist students and their families; (2) the barriers in using schools for delivering services; and (3) the federal government's role in promoti...
School Age Demographics: Recent Trends Pose New Educational Challenges
HRD-93-105BR: Published: Aug 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the economic and demographic characteristics of school age children in families and changes in these characteristics between 1980 and 1990.GAO found that: (1) there was a 5.8-percent decline in school age children between 1980 and 1990; (2) during the 1980s, the number of poor school age children grew by 6 percent; (3) white children represented mo...
Vocational Education: Status in School Year 1990-91 and Early Signs of Change at Secondary Level
HRD-93-71: Published: Jul 13, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on vocational education during school year 1990 through 1991, focusing on: (1) the status of vocational programs in secondary schools; and (2) changes to vocational programs nationwide.GAO found that: (1) although schools generally do not have many of the quality components and instructional approaches needed, changes in vocational-te...
Exiting Program Improvement
HRD-93-2R: Published: Mar 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1993.
GAO provided information on the: (1) percentage of Chapter 1 schools that exit the Chapter 1 program after 1 year due to improved student achievement-test scores; and (2) extent of inaccurate school ratings based on imprecise achievement-test scores. GAO found that: (1) one-half to three-quarters of the schools identified for program improvement would improve student achievement-test scores after...
Chapter 1 Accountability: Greater Focus on Program Goals Needed
HRD-93-69: Published: Mar 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of Chapter 1 program improvement provisions, focusing on the: (1) process states and school districts use to identify schools for program improvements; and (2) implementation of the joint and local phases of program improvement.GAO found that: (1) states and school districts identified schools needing program improvement if their...
Compensatory Education: Aguilar v. Felton Decision's Continuing Impact on Chapter 1 Program
HRD-89-131BR: Published: Sep 27, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO studied the effects of a 1985 Supreme Court decision that prohibited public school teachers from providing Chapter 1 compensatory education remedial services to students on private sectarian school premises, under the Chapter 1 program.GAO found that: (1) 46 of 52 state education agencies reported that local school districts had spent or planned to spend ab...
Education Reform: Initial Effects in Four School Districts
PEMD-89-28: Published: Sep 26, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the effects of state-mandated educational reforms on the academic achievement, dropout rates, and enrollment patterns of educationally disadvantaged secondary school students in four large school districts.GAO found that: (1) state-mandated education reforms included additional academic courses for high school graduation, exit examinations, tighten...
Head Start: Information on Sponsoring Organizations and Center Facilities
HRD-89-123FS: Published: Jul 12, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the public and private organizations operating local Head Start programs and the kinds of facilities the programs used, focusing on the number of programs that were operated by or used facilities controlled by religious organizations.GAO found that: (1) in the 1987-1988 school year, there were 1,835 grantees and delegated agencies th...
Awarding and Implementing an Emergency School Aid Act Grant to the North End Concerned Citizens Community Council, Detroit, Michigan
B-164031(1): Published: Aug 28, 1974. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1974.
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