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ERIC Number: ED002574
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 2
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, NORTH CAROLINA.
THE PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE PRESCHOOL SUMMER READINESS PROGRAMS AND PRIMARY GRADE SCHOOL EXPERIENCE, TO ENHANCE THE EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS OF CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN. APPROXIMATELY 100 SUMMER READINESS PROGRAMS WERE IN OPERATION IN PROJECT SCHOOLS IN THE SUMMER OF 1965, AND HAVE BEEN FOLLOWED BY TEAMS OF THREE PRIMARY TEACHERS ENGAGED IN CURRICULAR, METHODOLOGICAL, AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND IMPROVEMENT. EACH TEAM IS ASSISTED BY A NONPROFESSIONAL TEACHER AID AND A PART-TIME CONSULTANT. THE PROGRAM IS BEING FINANCED BY A $2 MILLION STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION APPROPRIATION, WITH A LIKE GRANT FROM THE FORD FOUNDATION. THREE HUNDRED ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS WILL BE INVOLVED WITH THE PROGRAM BY 1966-67. CONSTANT EVALUATIVE AND RESEARCH ACTIVITY IS TAKING PLACE.
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Identifiers: NORTH CAROLINA; North Carolina (Raleigh)