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Independent Evaluation

Independent Evaluation, funded by the California Tobacco Control Program of the California Department of Public Health, was conducted during 1996-2000by the Gallup Organization, Stanford University, and the University of Southern California. Independent Evaluation was to assess the effectiveness of tobacco control activities conducted through community programs, schools and the paid advertising component of the statewide media campaign. The Independent Evaluation is a multi-method study with a repeated cross-section design (longitudenal at the county level), which includes three waves of data collection separated by 18-month intervals. The baseline wave was conducted from October 1996 to February 1997, and focused on tobacco control activities in 1995 and 1996. The second wave of data collection took place from March to July 1998, and focused on tobacco control activities during 1997 and 1998. The third wave of data colle ction was conducted from October 1999 to February 2000, and focused on tobacco control activities during 1998 and 1999.

Youth Survey
2000: 5th Grade 8th Grade  10th-12th Grade

1999: Opinion Leaders Survey

Indpendent Evaluation of the California Tobacco Control Prevention & Education Program: Waves 1, 2, and 3 (1996-2000) Report
The overall purpose of the Independent Evaluation is to assess the effectiveness of tobacco control activities conducted through community programs, schools, and the paid advertising component of the statewide media campaign.

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Schools/Youth

Department of Education, Safe and Healthy Kids Program Office Annual Report, 2008-2009

At the end of each year, county offices of education, school districts, and charter schools that receive Title IV funding are required to complete the Alcohol, Tobacco, Other Drug, Violence, and Health Promotion Programs Annual Report ("Annual Report"). The report satisfies certain requirements under the Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) funding as well as Safe and Drug-free Schools and Communities Act (SDFSCA) funding. County offices of education and local school districts (LEAs) enter this information for all programs and activities, regardless of funding source (e.g. Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) funding and/or Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (SDFSCA) funding). As you view the report for your county, take note of the data for the following questions, as they pertain specifically to tobacco education in the schools.

Contact information for County Office of Education TUPE Coordinators (November, 2008)

Tobacco UsePrevention Education (TUPE) Funding by County and Statewide, 2007-2008

 

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