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ERIC Number: ED016749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 261
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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MULTIPLE ACTIVITIES PROGRAM, ESEA TITLE I, SEPTEMBER 1966 TO SEPTEMBER 1967, AN EVALUATION.
Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.; Omaha Public Schools, NE.
THE MULTIPLE ACTIVITIES PROGRAM, A COMPREHENSIVE COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROJECT FOR DISADVANTAGED YOUTH, IS EVALUATED IN THIS REPORT. THE BASIC DATA IN THE FIRST SECTION DESCRIBES THE NUMBER OF THE PROJECT'S PUBLIC AND NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PARTICIPANTS, PROJECT PERSONNEL, DROPOUTS, STUDENTS CONTINUING THEIR EDUCATION BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL, AND THE PROJECT'S COORDINATION WITH OTHER FEDERAL PROGRAMS AND WITH COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS. IN AN ADDITIONAL SECTION THE PROJECT'S 18 DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES ARE DESCRIBED AND EVALUATED. THESE ACTIVITIES INVOLVED EXTENDED USE OF STAFF AND FACILITIES, VOLUNTEER TUTORING, REMEDIAL READING, PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, COMMUNITY AIDES, ENRICHMENT, VISITING TEACHERS, PROGRAMS FOR ACOUSTICALLY AND VISUALLY HANDICAPPED STUDENTS, CURRICULUM CONSULTANTS, CHILD AND YOUTH STUDY INSERVICE TEACHER TRAINING, TEACHER CONSULTANTS, SPECIAL EDUCATION, LIBRARY SERVICES, SPEECH THERAPISTS, EVALUATION, DISSEMINATION OF PROJECT INFORMATION, AND A MEDIA CENTER. THE MEDIA CENTER, WHICH WORKED TO ACQUAINT TEACHERS WITH INNOVATIONS IN TEACHING METHODS AND MATERIALS, IS NOTED AS HAVING BEEN PARTICULARLY SUCCESSFUL. IT IS FELT THAT THE PROGRAM EFFECTIVELY MET ITS STATED GOALS, ALTHOUGH THE REPORT CONTAINS NO EVALUATION DATA. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.; Omaha Public Schools, NE.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; MULTIPLE ACTIVITIES PROGRAM; Nebraska; Nebraska (Omaha)