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ERIC Number: ED018872
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Apr
Pages: 60
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Reference Count: 0
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TEACHER AIDES IN LARGE SCHOOL SYSTEMS.
SHIPP, MARY D.
THIS REPORT DISCUSSES TEACHER AIDES, THEIR USE, PAY, SELECTION, TRAINING, AND SUPERVISION. REPLIES TO 217 QUESTIONNAIRES SENT OUT IN 1966 BY THE NEA RESEARCH DIVISION PROVIDE THE DATA SOURCES. INCLUDED AMONG THE FINDINGS ARE (1) A LARGE MAJORITY (76.5 PERCENT) OF THE TEACHER AIDE PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED SINCE 1960, (2) 74.2 PERCENT OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEMS USE ONLY PAID AIDES, 0.9 PERCENT USE ONLY VOLUNTEER AIDES, AND 24.9 PERCENT USE BOTH PAID AND VOLUNTEER AIDES, (3) ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS USE TWO-THIRDS OF THE AIDES, (4) THE MOST FREQUENTLY LISTED DUTY OF PAID AIDES IS DUPLICATING TESTS AND OTHER MATERIALS, (5) MOST PAID AIDES WORK OVER 20 HOURS PER WEEK, (6) A TYPICAL WAGE FOR AIDES IS AROUND $2.00 PER HOUR, AND (7) RECRUITMENT OF TEACHER AIDES IS GENERALLY NOT DIFFICULT. THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN "EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE CIRCULAR," NUMBER 2, 1967, AND IS AVAILABLE FROM THE EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE, 1201 SIXTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036, FOR $1.50. (HW)
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Authoring Institution: American Association of School Administrators, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA