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ERIC Number: ED015954
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Jun
Pages: 28
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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SUPERINTENDENT'S COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAM, JUNE 1965--SENIOR HIGH DIVISION.
ABBOTT, MARY K.
THIS REPORT DESCRIBES COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN SEVEN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS WHICH CONCENTRATE ON LANGUAGE ARTS AND READING IMPROVEMENT. EACH OF THE SCHOOLS HAS DEVELOPED PROGRAMS GEARED TO ITS SPECIFIC NEEDS. THE REPORT ALSO DISCUSSES THE SPECIAL QUALITIES NEEDED BY THE COMPENSATORY EDUCATION STAFF, ESPECIALLY THE IMPORTANCE OF AN INTEREST IN WORKING WITH DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS. IN THE HIGH SCHOOLS A RESOURCE TEACHER PROVIDES GUIDANCE AND AID TO THE COMPENSATORY EDUCATION TEACHERS THROUGH MEETINGS, CONFERENCES, AND DEMONSTRATION LESSONS. OTHER PARTS OF THE REPORT DESCRIBE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE STUDENTS, THEIR SPECIFIC ACADEMIC DEFICITS AND THE TECHNIQUES USED TO INCREASE THEIR ACHIEVEMENT, AND THE TEXTS AND MATERIALS USED IN THE PROGRAMS. IT IS FELT THAT THE STUDENTS' WORK HAS IMPROVED AS A RESULT OF THE PROGRAMS AND THAT THEIR ATTITUDE AND BEHAVIOR HAVE CHANGED. THE SCHOOLS HAVE LEARNED A GREAT DEAL ABOUT CURRICULUMS AND TEACHING TECHNIQUES IN CONDUCTING THE PROGRAMS, AND SCHOOL-COMMUNITY RELATIONS HAVE IMPROVED. (NH)
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Authoring Institution: San Francisco Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (San Francisco)