Secondary school students (31 - 33 of 33 items)
Impacts of Education Reform
T-PEMD-89-2: Published: Mar 7, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1989.
GAO discussed the effects of four urban school districts' education reforms on disadvantaged students': (1) academic achievement; (2) dropout rates; and (3) enrollment in vocational education courses. GAO noted that the urban school districts: (1) each had majority populations of black or Hispanic students; (2) implemented, in response to state legislative mandates, reforms involving graduation te...
Compensatory Education: Chapter 1 Participants Generally Meet Selection Criteria
HRD-87-26: Published: Jan 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on school officials' selection of students for a federal compensatory education program under chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 to determine: (1) whether the students met federal, state, and local selection requirements; and (2) how states ensured compliance with the act's requirements.GAO found tha...
Analysis of Migration Characteristics of Children Served Under the Migrant Education Program
HRD-83-40: Published: May 2, 1983. Publicly Released: May 2, 1983.
GAO reviewed student enrollment patterns in six school districts to determine whether students classified as children of migratory agricultural workers are having their education disrupted because of their lifestyle.GAO found that about 40 percent of the sample population classified as currently migratory had not missed school because of migration since enrolling or during 4 years prior to their l...