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ERIC Number: ED014455
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jul
Pages: 22
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Reference Count: 0
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THE TEACHER AIDE IN SOUTH CAROLINA. PRELIMINARY REPORT OF STATUS STUDY.
BROWN, EDWARD T.; AND OTHERS
THIS SURVEY OF THE PRESENT STATUS OF TEACHER AIDES IN SOUTH CAROLINA PRESENTS DATA ON THE EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SELECTION, TRAINING AND DUTIES OF 219 AIDES ADDED UNDER TITLE I OF THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 1965. INFORMATION WAS COLLECTED VIA QUESTIONNAIRE. AMONG THE MAJOR FINDINGS WERE (1) THE AGE OF THE AIDES RANGED FROM UNDER 21 TO OVER 66 WITH THE MAJORITY (57 PERCENT) BEING UNDER 30 YEARS OLD. (2) 48 PERCENT OF THE AIDES HAD ONLY A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA WHILE 50 PERCENT HAD SOME COLLEGE EXPERIENCE. (3) MOST AIDES HAD SOME PRIOR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE EXPERIENCE (I.E., SUBSTITUTE TEACHING, RECREATION, CHURCH WORK, BABYSITTING) IN WORKING WITH CHILDREN. (4) 78 PERCENT INDICATED THEY HAD HAD NO TRAINING BY THEIR SCHOOL DISTRICT BEFORE ASSIGNMENT. (5) THE MOST FREQUENTLY PERFORMED DUTIES OF THE AIDES WERE (A) CLERICAL WORK, (B) HOUSEKEEPING, (C) INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT, (D) TECHNOLOGICAL WORK, AND (E) MONITORIAL DUTIES. (AW)
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Identifiers: SOUTH CAROLINA