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    One of the most interesting examples of evaluation research is that of compensatory education. In the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), "poverty-impacted" schools were beneficiaries of increased federal funding aid to education programs.

    Did the ESEA's increased spending improve students academic performance in spite of the Coleman Report that implied that compensatory education had very little educational value?

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    The ESEA actually did help to improve the academic performance of students in areas in which there was increased spending on education. In essence, those schools that were poverty- impacted were the most favorably impacted by the implementation and utilizing of this act, largely due to the fact that poverty-impacted ...

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    This soltution discusses the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.