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ERIC Number: ED013678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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QUALITY EDUCATION FOR APPALACHIA, A TITLE IV REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL LABORATORY. FINAL REPORT.
SINGLETON, CARLTON M.
THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE ORGANIZATION, IMPLEMENTATION, AND OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES FOR A REGIONAL LABORATORY IN THE APPALACHIAN REGION. A SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF THE SOCIOECONOMIC BACKGOUND AND SCHOOL SYSTEMS IN THIS AREA IS INITIALLY PRESENTED. THE REGIONAL LABORATORY WAS IMPLEMENTED WITH THE GOALS OF REDUCING CULTURAL DISADVANTAGEMENT, MODERNIZING CURRICULUM, COMBATING REGIONAL ISOLATION, IMPROVING JOB PLACEMENT, RAISING LEVELS OF EDUCATIONAL ASPIRATION AND EXPECTATION, AND MAKING EDUCATIONAL CHANGE. ONE PROJECT REPRESENTING EACH GOAL IS TO BECOME OPERATIONAL EVERY YEAR. THE PROGRAM FOR THE FIRST YEAR INVOLVES EASING THE TRANSITION OF YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN FROM SCHOOL TO WORK. THE REPORT CONCLUDES WITH A DESCRIPTION OF A LANGUAGE PROGRAM DIRECTED TOWARD THE IMPROVEMENT OF VERBAL AND LANGUAGE ABILITY. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.
Identifiers: APPALACHIA; Elementary Secondary Education Act; Elementary Secondary Education Act Title IV