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ERIC Number: ED015057
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Apr-4
Pages: 109
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APPALACHIA EDUCATIONAL LABORATORY. INTERIM REPORT, APRIL 1, 1966.
IKENBERRY, STANLEY
A NATIONAL NETWORK OF EDUCATIONAL LABORATORIES HAS BEEN CREATED TO CONDUCT EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND RESEARCH RELATED ACTIVITIES. THE SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES OF THE LABORATORIES ARE--(1) REDUCE CULTURAL DISADVANTAGEMENT, (2) MODERNIZE THE CURRICULUM, (3) COMBAT REGIONAL ISOLATION, (4) IMPROVE THE TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO WORK, (5) RAISE EDUCATIONAL ASPIRATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS, AND (6) SPEED THE ADOPTION OF SOUND EDUCATIONAL CHANGE. THE APPALACHIA EDUCATIONAL LABORATORY WAS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE RAPID INTERSCHOOL COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION EXCHANGE THROUGH COMPUTERIZED INFORMATION RETRIEVAL TECHNIQUES. INCLUDED ARE PROGRAM ABSTRACTS WHICH DESCRIBE A PRESCHOOL EDUCATION PROJECT, A PRIMARY EDUCATION PROGRAM IN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION, A PROJECT TO RAISE EDUCATIONAL ASPIRATIONS AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS, A HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELING AND PLACEMENT PROGRAM, AN ARTS AND HUMANITIES PROGRAM, AND CASE STUDIES IN THE PROCESS OF ATTITUDE CHANGE. THE REPORT CONCLUDES WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANIZATION, BUDGET, FORMS, CONSTITUTION OF THE LABORATORY ASSOCIATION, AND STATISTICAL DATA ON THE REGION. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.
Identifiers: Office of Education