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NCJ Number: 40528 Find in a Library
Title: CARLISLE (PA) - SCHOOL DISTRICT - ALTERNATIVE LEARNING PROGRAM - FINAL EVALUATION REPORT, 1977
Author(s): D F STROMAN; T W WOODROW
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania Governor's Justice Cmssn
South Central Regional Council
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: Pennsylvania Governor's Justice Cmssn
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Contract Number: SC-75-C-4-A-6-326
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE GOAL OF THE PROGRAM IS TO PROVIDE POTENTIAL HIGH SCHOOL DROP-OUTS WITH AN ALTERNATIVE LEARNING PROGRAM THAT INDIVIDUALIZES INSTRUCTION PROVIDING REMEDIAL WORK AND DEALING WITH PERSONAL AND SOCIO-EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS.
Abstract: THE FINDINGS OF THIS REPORT INDICATE THAT THE STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE PROGRAM (APPROXIMATELY 40 AT A TIME) HAVE MADE REMEDIAL ACADEMIC PROGRESS, REDUCED ABSENTEEISM, REDUCED THE DROP-OUT RATE, AND HAVE EXPERIENCED AFFECTIVE ATTITUDE CHANGES. PRELIMINARY COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS SUGGESTS THAT DOLLAR COSTS OF THE PROGRAM WILL BE RETURNED. GENERALLY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVEMENT INVOLVE DETAILS ABOUT THE ADMINISTRATION AND CURRICULAR OPERATION OF THE PROGRAM. THE EVALUATOR ALSO RECOMMENDS REFUNDING OF THE PROGRAM. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...TWH
Index Term(s): Adolescent attitudes; Cost/Benefit Analysis; Curriculum; Juveniles; Management; Pennsylvania; Program evaluation; Remedial education; Students
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