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ERIC Number: ED014349
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Oct-1
Pages: 80
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Reference Count: 0
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EVALUATION REPORT FOR MIGRANT PROGRAM, SCHOOL YEAR 1966-67. TITLE I ESEA (P.L. 89-750).
Collier County Board of Public Instruction, Naples, FL.
THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THIS PROGRAM WAS TO EFFECT CHANGES IN THE LEVEL OF DEVELOPMENT OF THE EDUCATIONALLY AND CULTURALLY DEPRIVED MIGRANT CHILDREN IN THE THREE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF COLLIER COUNTY, FLORIDA. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES WERE--(1) TO HELP MIGRANT CHILDREN OVERCOME THEIR EDUCATIONAL DEFICIENCIES, (2) TO ASSIST MIGRANT CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES GAIN A SENSE OF PERSONAL WORTH AND DIGNITY, (3) TO DEVELOP THE SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES TO BE USED WITH MIGRANT CHILDREN, (4) TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF PROVIDING SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES FOR MIGRANT CHILDREN, AND (5) TO IMPROVE THE PHYSICAL WELL BEING OF MIGRANT CHILDREN. THE MOST PRESSING NEEDS OF MIGRANT CHILDREN WERE DIAGNOSED AS AN INADEQUATE COMMAND OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, NUTRITIONAL AND HEALTH DEFICIENCIES, READING DISABILITY, AND PARENTAL APATHY COMBINED WITH FINANCIAL INSECURITY. SOME OF THE MORE INNOVATIVE AND EXEMPLARY ACTIVITIES INCLUDED THE COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAM, SPECIAL SUMMER CLASSES FOR MIGRANTS, SPECIAL EDUCATION, AND THE WORK-STUDY PROGRAM. EXTENSIVE IN-SERVICE EDUCATION PROGRAMS WERE CONDUCTED FOR ALL ELEMENTARY TEACHERS OF COLLIER COUNTY WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON TEACHING BILINGUAL AND DISADVANTAGED MIGRANT CHILDREN. (ES)
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Authoring Institution: Collier County Board of Public Instruction, Naples, FL.
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