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ERIC Number: ED016701
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 41
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ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 1965--TITLE I, ANNUAL EVALUATION REPORT FOR FISCAL 1966.
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
THIS REPORT ASSESSES TITLE I COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROJECTS FOR DISADVANTAGED YOUTH IN MASSACHUSETTS. THE PROJECTS ARE DISCUSSED IN TERMS OF ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISORY SERVICES, PLANS FOR EVALUATION AND INFORMATION DISSEMINATION, PROBLEM AREAS, COORDINATION WITH COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS, INTERRELATIONSHIP WITH OTHER TITLES OF THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT, COOPERATIVE PROJECTS BETWEEN DISTRICTS, AND NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PARTICIPATION. OF THE MAJOR PROBLEMS THE MOST APPARENT WERE LIMITED STAFF AT THE SUPERVISORY LEVEL AND A LACK OF SUCH TRAINED PERSONNEL AS READING SPECIALISTS, SPEECH THERAPISTS, AND COUNSELORS. THE PROJECTS ATTEMPTED (1) TO IMPROVE THE PARTICIPANTS' PERFORMANCE IN READING, ARITHMETIC, AND LANGUAGE ARTS, (2) TO ENCOURAGE POSITIVE ATTITUDES TOWARD SCHOOL AND EDUCATION, AND (3) TO OFFER CULTURAL ENRICHMENT. PROJECT ACTIVITIES COMMON TO ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THE STATE INCLUDED SMALL GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION, COUNSELING, HEALTH SERVICES, AND FIELD TRIPS. THE PROJECTS WERE FELT TO BE EFFECTIVE, AND THE MEASURING INSTRUMENTS AND MEAN TEST SCORES ARE LISTED. INTERSPERSED THROUGHOUT THE REPORT ARE TABLES AND DATA ON FUNDS, ENROLLMENT, AND SERVICES. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; MASSACHUSETTS