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ERIC Number: ED017575
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Sep-20
Pages: 5
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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PROJECT CONCERN.
Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford.
PROJECT CONCERN IS A 2-YEAR EXPERIMENTAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM IN WHICH OVER 250 DISADVANTAGED YOUNGSTERS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE FIVE ARE BUSED FROM THEIR INNER CITY SCHOOLS TO FIVE MIDDLE CLASS SUBURBAN SCHOOL SYSTEMS. IT IS EXPECTED THAT THE CHANGE IN MILIEU, WITH OR WITHOUT SOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES, WILL CREATE POSITIVE CHANGES IN THE STUDENT'S SELF PERCEPTIONS AND SCHOOL PERFORMANCE. EVALUATION OF THE PROJECT WILL BE BASED ON STATISTICAL AND CASE STUDY DATA WHICH WILL FOCUS ON SCHOOL-RELATED AND OTHER VARIABLES. THE PROJECT STAFF CONSISTS OF SUPPORTIVE TEACHERS AND SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY WORKERS, AND IS FUNDED BY LOCAL, STATE, FEDERAL, AND PRIVATE FOUNDATION FUNDS. (NH)
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Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford.
Identifiers: CONNECTICUT; HARTFORD; PROJECT CONCERN