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ERIC Number: ED015558
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jun-15
Pages: 131
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Reference Count: 0
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REPORT ON COOPERATIVE RESEARCH TO IMPROVE THE NATION'S SCHOOLS, FISCAL YEAR 1966.
HOWE, HAROLD, II
EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, INFORMATION DISSEMINATING ACTIVITIES, AND TRAINING IN RESEARCH ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE OF EDUCATION'S BUREAU OF RESEARCH IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF TITLE IV, SECTION 2(D), OF PUBLIC LAW 89-10 ARE DESCRIBED. THE COOPERATIVE RESEARCH ACT, PASSED IN 1954 (AMENDED IN 1966), BECAME OPERATIONAL IN FISCAL YEAR 1957 WITH A FUNDING OF $1.02 MILLION. IT WAS BASED ON THE CONVICTION THAT FEDERAL SUPPORT SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO PROBLEMS WHICH REQUIRE RESOURCES BEYOND THE MEANS OF STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES. THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE FIRST YEAR'S PROGRESS TOWARD TRANSLATING THE AMENDED AUTHORIZATIONS INTO ACTIVE EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS AIMED AT FINDING SOLUTIONS TO SOME OF THE GREATEST PROBLEMS FACING EDUCATORS TODAY. IT ALSO OUTLINES CONTINUOUS EVALUATION OF BUREAU ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES TO HELP GUARANTEE THAT COOPERATIVE RESEARCH FUNDS ARE INVESTED IN THE MOST PRODUCTIVE ACTIVITIES. FUNDS WERE USED FOR FOUR KINDS OF PROGRAMS IN FISCAL YEAR 1966--(1) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTERS, (2) EDUCATIONAL LABORATORIES, (3) EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION CENTER SYSTEMS, AND (4) PROGRAMS FOR TRAINING EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHERS. FUNDS WERE ALSO USED FOR PROJECT RESEARCH AND RELATED ACTIVITIES IN (1) BASIC AND APPLIED RESEARCH AND CURRICULAR IMPROVEMENT IN ELEMENTARY, SECONDARY, AND HIGHER EDUCATION, (2) ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH, (3) RESEARCH IN ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION, AND (4) INFORMATION UTILIZATION RESEARCH ACTIVITIES. APPENDICES INCLUDE FISCAL YEAR 1966 INFORMATION ON (1) THE NINE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTERS RECEIVING COOPERATIVE RESEARCH SUPPORT, (2) THE 19 EDUCATIONAL LABORATORIES ESTABLISHED, THEIR HEADQUARTERS, AND THE STATES THEY SERVE, (3) THE COOPERATIVE RESEARCH OBLIGATIONS FOR PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS SUPPORT BY STATE, AND (4) A LIST, BY STATE, INSTITUTION, AND AMOUNT OF OBLIGATION, OF COOPERATIVE RESEARCH ACTIVITIES SUPPORTED. (HW)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA