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ERIC Number: ED013669
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jan
Pages: 114
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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PROJECT HEAD START AND THE CULTURALLY DEPRIVED IN ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, A STUDY OF PARTICIPATING AND NON-PARTICIPATING FAMILIES IN AREAS SERVED BY PROJECT HEAD START IN ROCHESTER, FINAL REPORT.
CHANDLER, MARVIN; AND OTHERS
A COMMUNITY PROFILE OF ROCHESTER, N.Y. CITES HISTORY, PRESENT COMMUNITY CHARACTERISTICS, AND CURRENT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS AS THEY RELATE TO CULTURAL DEPRIVATION AND AN ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAM. TO DETERMINE WHAT EFFECTS HISTORICAL, ECONOMIC, POLITICAL, ECOLOGICAL, AND SOCIAL FORCES HAVE UPON HEAD START CHILDREN, MATCHED GROUPS OF EIGHT HEAD START FAMILIES AND EIGHT NON-HEAD START FAMILIES WERE INTERVIEWED CONCERNING ATTITUDES TOWARD POLITICAL PARTIES, POLICE, CHURCH, AND HEAD START AND CONCERNING EXPECTATIONS FOR THEIR CHILDREN'S HEAD START PARTICIPATION, FOR THE ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAM, AND FOR THE FUTURE. OTHER FACTORS INCLUDING EDUCATIONAL LEVELS, SPEECH CLARITY, SOCIALIZATION, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS, HOME CONDITIONS, FINANCIAL STATUS, AND MOBILITY WERE ALSO ASKED ABOUT. CONCLUSIONS WERE THAT HEAD START DID NOT REACH THE MORE SEVERELY CULTURALLY DEPRIVED. RECOMMENDATIONS WERE THAT AN ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAM STRESS INCREASE IN INCOME, THAT INCREASED USE BE MADE OF INDIGENOUS PERSONS, THAT HEAD START FAMILIES BE COMPENSATED FOR PARTICIPATION, AND THAT REALISTIC EVALUATION BE MADE OF CURRENT PROGRAMS. (LG)
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Authoring Institution: Rochester Area Council of Churches, Inc., NY.
Identifiers: NEW YORK; PROJECT HEADSTART