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ERIC Number: ED002576
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Feb
Pages: 22
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NORTH CAROLINA COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, PROGRAM POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
THE STATEWIDE PROJECT IS DIRECTED TOWARD IMPROVING THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF READING, WRITING AND ARITHMETIC IN THE PRIMARY GRADES. INVOLVED WILL BE BETTER TEACHER ORIENTATION, REORGANIZATION OF THE SCHOOL DAY, REDEPLOYMENT OF STAFF MEMBERS, REDESIGN OF THE CURRICULUM, USE OF TELEVISION, AND EVALUATIVE RESEARCH. A SUMMER READINESS PROGRAM FOR PRESCHOOL CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN ATTEMPTS TO PREPARE THEM TO MAKE BETTER ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL ADJUSTMENT TO SCHOOL. THE REGULAR SCHOOL PROGRAM WILL BE ORGANIZED IN GROUPS OF 90 CHILDREN TTO BE TAUGHT AND SUPERVISED BY THREE TEACHERS, A TEACHER AIDE OR AIDES, AND IN SOME CASES A TEACHER INTERN. THE CLASSES WILL BE CONDUCTED IN GRADED, NONGRADED, AND UNGRADED STRUCTURES. THE STAFF WORKING WITH THE CONSULTANTS WILL SEEK TO DEVELOP NEW CURRICULA AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY, INSERVICE EDUCATION WILL BE PROVIDED FOR UNIT TEAMS. SEMINARS, USE OF TELEVISION, AND TEACHER EXCHANGES BETWEEN SCHOOLS WILL AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHER EDUCATION. LOCAL SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS AND BOARDS OF EDUCATION WILL APPLY TO THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION FOR PROGRAM FUNDING. SOME CRITERIA FOR SELECTION ARE (1) UNITS LOCATED IN COMMUNITIES HAVING PUBLIC AFFAIRS GRANTS FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA FUND, (2) UNITS HAVING CONSISTENT RECORDS OF STUDENT RETARDATION AND DROPOUT, BUT REFLECTING POTENTIAL FOR IMPROVEMENT, AND (3) PROPOSALS WHICH ARE DISTINCTIVE WITH RESPECT TO METHODS, MEDIA, AND EXPERIMENTAL VALUE. THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR PROJECT ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION, AND APPLICATION FORM SAMPLES ARE INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Identifiers: NORTH CAROLINA; North Carolina (Raleigh)