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ERIC Number: ED016733
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Pages: 27
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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EVALUATION--PLUS, 1966-1967.
THE PLUS PROGRAM OFFERS REMEDIAL READING AND ARITHMETIC, ENRICHMENT, FIELD TRIPS, AND SOCIAL WORK, GUIDANCE, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES TO 27,000 DISADVANTAGED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOL CHILDREN IN GRADES ONE THROUGH EIGHT. AMONG THE PROJECT'S SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES ARE THE REDUCTION OF CLASS SIZE, THE INVOLVEMENT OF A PUPIL'S FAMILY IN HIS PROGRESS, THE DEVELOPMENT IN TEACHERS OF SKILLS APPROPRIATE FOR WORK WITH THE DISADVANTAGED, AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF PUPILS' READING AND MATHEMATICS SKILLS. ACCORDING TO STANDARDIZED ACHIEVEMENT TESTS PUPILS IN THE PROJECT'S AFTER-SCHOOL REMEDIAL PROGRAM MADE A 6-MONTH GAIN IN ARITHMETIC AND A 5-MONTH GAIN IN READING DURING A 5-MONTH PERIOD. IN THE DAY REMEDIAL PROGRAM PUPILS MADE A MEAN GAIN OF .8 IN READING AND .7 IN ARITHMETIC. SPECIFIC DESCRIPTIVE DATA ARE PRESENTED THROUGHOUT THIS EVALUATION. (LB)
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Identifiers: NEW YORK; New York (Buffalo); PLUS PROGRAM