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ERIC Number: ED013739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan
Pages: 1
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TITLE 1 - CATALYST FOR CHANGE IN MONTANA.
SCOTT, PALMER M.
INFORMATION ON TITLE 1 ALLOCATIONS WAS DISSEMINATED IN MONTANA THROUGH TELEVISION PROGRAMS, BULLETINS, NEWS MEDIA, AND PERSONAL INTERVIEWS. BY THE END OF FISCAL YEAR 1966, 288 OF 521 APPROVED PROJECTS WERE IN READING AND LANGUAGE ARTS. SOME OF THE COOPERATIVE PROJECTS ESTABLISHED ARE CITED HERE. THE BIG SANDY DISTRICT AND EIGHT OTHER RURAL DISTRICTS LAUNCHED THE CORRECTION AND PREVENTION OF READING PROBLEMS PROJECT TO REMEDY DEFICIENCIES IN VOCABULARY IN CONTENT COURSES, GENERAL READING ABILITY, AND READING READINESS. THE INVERNESS READING PROJECT EMPHASIZED A MULTIAPPROACH OF REMEDIAL AND SUPPLEMENTARY WORK FOR ALL GRADES AND USED INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION AND READING LESSONS TAPED BY THE CHILDREN'S MOTHERS. THE LEWISTON CITY SCHOOLS HELD SUMMER READING PROGRAMS FOR 253 STUDENTS IN GRADES ONE THROUGH EIGHT TO CORRECT POOR STUDY HABITS, TO IMPROVE THE STUDENT'S SELF-IMAGE, AND TO PREVENT THE REGRESSION BROUGHT ABOUT BY SUMMER VACATION. IN FLATHEAD COUNTY SCHOOLS, THE MOBILE CHILD WAS HELPED TO ESTABLISH BASIC SKILLS MORE QUICKLY THROUGH A HIGHLY INTENSIVE AND ENRICHED SUPPLEMENTARY PROGRAM EMPHASIZING WORD ATTACK SKILLS. THESE REPRESENTATIVE PROGRAMS INDICATE THAT THE REMOTE AS WELL AS THE POPULATED AREAS OF MONTANA BENEFIT FROM TITLE 1 FUNDS. THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN "THE READING TEACHER," VOLUME 20, JANUARY 1967. (NS)
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Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; MONTANA