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Richard L. Stiles Collection at the California Adult Education Archives
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Box 1

Series 1 Federal Adult Basic Education Enrollment Reports (ABE-1) for California 1971-1996

Physical Description: Eighteen folders
File 1 : 1

Subseries 1-2 ABE-1 General Information 1979-1995

Physical Description: Three folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 1. ABE-1 Forms, 1979-80 to 1983-84
  • Folder 2. 321 California Applicant Agencies, 1992-1995
  • Folder 3. 321 California Agencies, 1992 September 28
File 1 : 2

Subseries 1-2 ABE-1 Reports, 1971-1980 1971-1980

Physical Description: Two folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 4. Reports, 1978-79, Contains additional statistics for fiscal years 1971-72 through 1977-78
  • Folder 5. Reports, 1979-80
File 1 : 3

Subseries 1-3 ABE-1 Reports, 1980-1987 1980-1987

Physical Description: Seven folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 6. Reports, 1980-81
  • Folder 7. Reports, 1981-82
  • Folder 8. Reports, 1982-83
  • Folder 9. Reports, 1983-84
  • Folder 10. Reports, 1984-85
  • Folder 11. Reports, 1985-86
  • Folder 12. Reports, 1986-87
File 1 : 4

Subseries 1-4 ABE-1 Reports, 1990-1996 1990-1996

Physical Description: Six folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 13. Reports, 1990-91
  • Folder 14. Reports, 1991-92
  • Folder 15. Reports, 1992-93
  • Folder 16. Reports, 1993-94
  • Folder 17. Reports, 1994-95
  • Folder 18. Reports, 1995-96
Box 2 : 1

Series 2 California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) 1980-1997

Physical Description: Eighteen folders
File 2 : 1

Subseries 2-1 Adult Education Enrollment Data by Program/Comparisons by Year 1981-1997

Physical Description: Four folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 1. Enrollment Data, 1981-82 through 1991-92
  • Folder 2. Enrollment Data, 1990-91 through 1995-96
  • Folder 3. Enrollment Data, 1990-91 through 1996-97
  • Folder 4. Proposed modifications to CBEDS data collection, 1996
File 2 : 2

Subseries 2-2 Adult Education Enrollment and Staff, Annual by County and District 1980-1997

Physical Description: Fourteen folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 5. Fall, 1980
  • Folder 6. Fall, 1981
  • Folder 7. Fall, 1982
  • Folder 8. Fall, 1983
  • Folder 9. Fall, 1984
  • Folder 10. Fall, 1985
  • Folder 11. Fall, 1986, Collection lacks reports of data collected in years 1987, 1988.
  • Folder 12. Fall, 1989, Reports in Folder 12 are in a different format and there are reports for additional data including attendance and instructional hours, ethnic group, age and gender group, and language group.
  • Folder 13. Fall, 1990
  • Folder 14. Fall, 1991, Fall, 1992 not in collection.
  • Folder 15. Fall, 1993
  • Folder 16. Fall, 1994, Folders 14, 15, 16 contain only enrollment reports; staff report is missing.
  • Folder 17. Fall, 1996
  • Folder 18. Fall, 1997
Box 2 : 2

Series 3 California Adult Education Data 1996-1998

Physical Description: One folder

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 19. CAP and Revenue Limit by County and District, 1996-1997 and 1997-1998
Box 2 : 3

Series 4 California State Department of Education Management 1986-1987

Physical Description: Six folders
File 2 : 3

Subseries 4-1 Papers related to CA State Department of Education Reorganization 1986

Physical Description: Five folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 20. Price Waterhouse Final Report, 1986 June 18.
  • Folder 21. Draft Statement of SDE Values, Covered by memo from William D. Dawson,1986 July 25.
  • Folder 22. Response to Draft Statement of SDE Values, Lynn Hartzler, 1986 August 19.
  • Folder 23. Draft proposal of Instructional Strategies for Students in Specialized Programs, Covered by memo from Shirley Thornton, 1986 August 12.
  • Folder 24. Specialized Program Branch Reorganization, Covered by memo from Shirley Thorton, 1986 November 5.
File 2 : 4

Subseries 4-2 Youth, Alternative, and Adult Education Services Division (YAAES) 1987

Physical Description: One folder

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 25. Organization Chart, revised, 1987 Jan. 09
Box 2 : 4

Series 5 Establishment of State Literacy Resource Centers (SLRCs) 1992

Physical Description: Four folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 26. Newsletter: State Advisory Councils and State Resource Center, National Governors Association, Center of Policy Research, 1992 July 6
  • Folder 27. Memo from Joan Seamon, USDE, Div. of Adult Education and Literacy, SLRC meeting follow-up-state contacts and responses to questions, 1992 September 17
  • Folder 28. California's application for federal financial assistance to establish SLRC, and related correspondence, 1992 September 2
  • Folder 29. Background data related to SLRC application
Box 2 : 5

Series 6 CA Adult Education Governance and Funding Issues 1993-1995

Physical Description: Five folders
File 2 : 5

Subseries 6-1 California Legislature 1995

Physical Description: One folder

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 30. Assembly Hearing, Ducheny/Lal, 1995 May 03
File 2 : 6

Subseries 6-2 California Dept. of Finance 1993-1996

Physical Description: Two folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 31. 1993-94 Carry-over, CDE request to increase local assistance spending authority in the California Budget Act of 1994 using federal carryover dollars, and related correspondence, 1995 May 2.
  • Folder 32. 1995-96 Budget Act
File 2 : 7

Subseries 6-3 Community Based Organization (CBO) Issues 1995

Physical Description: Two folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 33. CBO Audits
  • Folder 34. CCCENC and ESL Citizenship
Box 3

Series 7 Federal 320 Projects 1976-1992

Physical Description: Thirty-four folders
File 3 : 1

Subseries 7-1 General 310 Federal Projects 1979-1981

Physical Description: One folder

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 1. General 310 Federal Project Correspondence
File 3 : 2

Subseries 7-2 California Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) 1980-1992

Physical Description: Thirteen folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 2. CASAS Instructor Survey, 1983-84
  • Folder 3. CASAS 1984-85 Contract Proposal and related correspondence
  • Folder 4. CASAS 1985-86 Contract Proposal and related correspondence
  • Folder 5. National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), 1984 Annual Meeting Proposal: "CASAS: An effective statewide measurement system for life skills."
  • Folder 6. CASAS project description, for submission to the National Diffusion Network, two drafts, 1980-1984
  • Folder 7. "Measurement issues related to the use of item response theory based life skills reading tests" Martois, John S., 1984
  • Folder 8. "CASAS: Instructional management system for California adults," National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), 1984 April
  • Folder 9. "An evaluation of the California Adult Student Assessment System: a two-way MANOVA," Cowen, Michael, Claremont Graduate School, circa 1985
  • Folder 10. "Adult basic education---data collections, 1986-87," California State Department of Education, Adult, Alternative & Continuation Education Services
  • Folder 11. "Survey of competency-based adult education programs and recommendations for consideration by New York State Education Department's Job Training Partnership Act Office," Tregaskis, George, New York State Education Department, Division for Program Development, and related correspondence, 1986 February 27
  • Folder 12. ONLINE with Adult and Continuing Educators, vol. 5, no. 1, June-July 1987, p. 4, article, Stiles, Richard L., "Investing in change: competency-based adult education in California."
  • Folder 13. "Studying learning gains in adult education, chapter one, introduction," Author unknown, circa 1992
  • Folder 14. Material related to CASAS submitted to John Poggio, U Kansas, with related correspondence, 1992
File 3 : 3

Subseries 7-3 California Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS), Sample Tests 1986-1987

Physical Description: Two folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 15. Samples 1986
  • Folder 16. Samples 1987
File 3 : 4

Subseries 7-4  Miscellaneous Background Papers 1976-1992

Physical Description: Eight folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 17. "An IPSATIVE approach to affective change." Johnson, M.T.; Stiles, Dick. Paper presented to the American Educational Research Association at their Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1976 April 21
  • Folder 18. "Research on the Rasch measurement model." Forster, Fred; Ingebo, George. Portland Public Schools Occasional Papers in Measurement No. 13. Portland Public Schools, 1978 April
  • Folder 19. "A common yardstick for language proficiency." Woodford, Protase E. Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service, n.d. circa 1983
  • Folder 20. Los Angeles County Test Development Center. Sample math and reading tests (4), 1979
  • Folder 21. "A practical approach to local test development." Burry, J.; Herman, J.; Baker, E.J., Resource Paper No. 6, UCLA Center for Study of Evaluation, 1984
  • Folder 22. "Getting 100 percent results from the eight percent education set-aside under the Job Training Partnership Act: a policy options report," RR-06-95. Prepared for the National Commission for Employment Policy by the National Governors' Association, and related correspondence, 1985
  • Folder 23. Three reports by John A. Riccobono of findings from the 1985 Home Information Technology Survey. Corporation for Public Broadcasting and Center for Statistics. Related correspondence from Paul V. Delker, Director, USDE/OVAE Division of Adult Education to State Directors of Adult Education
  • Folder 24. Three papers on Rasch measurement, 1988, with related CASAS item analysis and draft article on CASAS scale score, 1992
File 3 : 5

Subseries 7-5 Adult Education Institute (AEI) Original Masters 1989-1992

Physical Description: Ten folders, eight with diskettes

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 25. Adult education for the 21st century: strategic plan to meet California's long-term adult education needs, 1989 Edition.
  • Folder 26. Linkage of support services: policy option paper on strategic recommendation 5, with diskette, Second edition, 1991 December
  • Folder 27. Procedures for adjusting instructional priorities: working paper on strategic recommendation 6, with diskette, 1991 December
  • Folder 28. Quality standards and performance measures: preliminary feasibility study on the uses of basic skills assessment tests.
  • Folder 29. Adult education survey prospectus; feasibility study on recommendation 9A, with diskette, 1991 November
  • Folder 30. Facilities for the future: working paper on strategic recommendation 11, with diskette, 1991 June
  • Folder 31. Special grants for program innovation: policy option paper on strategic recommendation 12, with diskette, 1991 December
  • Folder 32. Collaborative planning: working paper on strategic recommendation 13, with diskette, 1992 April
  • Folder 33. Adult Education Institute for Research and Planning: working paper on strategic recommendation 14, with diskette, 1991 December
  • Folder 34. Adult Education Institute for Research and Planning: working paper on strategic recommendation 14, Second edition, with diskette, 1992 April
Box 4

Series 8 IRCA Services Application 1986

Physical Description: One oversize box

Scope and Content Note

Original application for local agencies in California to provide educational services for the Immigration and Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986.