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ERIC Number: ED002395
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Apr
Pages: 11
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SCHOOL AND HOME--FOCUS ON ACHIEVEMENT--A PLAN TO RAISE THE ACHIEVEMENT LEVEL OF UNDERACHIEVING ELEMENTARY CHILDREN.
Flint Public Schools, MI.
THE PURPOSE WAS TO RAISE THE ACHIEVEMENT LEVEL OF UNDERACHIEVING STUDENTS. PARENTS AND TEACHERS WORKED TOGETHER TO IMPROVE CHILDREN'S ATTITUDES TOWARDS SCHOOL. OBJECTIVES WERE TO AWAKEN INTEREST IN PARENTS, HELP TEACHERS DISCOVER UNDERLYING CAUSES OF UNDERACHIEVEMENT AND UPDATE MATERIALS. A DESCRIPTION INCLUDED TEACHERS' AND PARENTS' DEVELOPING PLANS, HOME STUDY ASSIGNMENTS, A READING INCENTIVES PROGRAM, DICTIONARIES FOR HOME STUDY, A READ-ALOUD PROGRAM, NEW MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS AND PUPILS, AND PROVISION OF CLERICAL HELP FOR TEACHERS. RESULTS SHOWED INCREASED INTEREST OF TEACHERS AND PARENTS, AND HIGHER ACHIEVEMENT OF PUPILS.
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Authoring Institution: Flint Public Schools, MI.
Identifiers: Michigan (Flint)