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ERIC Number: ED019338
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Pages: 92
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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IMPROVED EDUCATIONAL SERVICES IN SELECTED SPECIAL SERVICE ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS.
STEINHOFF, CARL R.
THIS REPORT IS AN EVALUATION OF A PROGRAM WHICH PLACED SUPPLEMENTARY PERSONNEL, SUPPORTED BY SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT, IN SELECTED ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS TO UPGRADE EDUCATION IN DISADVANTAGED AREAS. THESE SPECIAL SERVICE SCHOOLS WERE CHARACTERIZED BY HIGH PUPIL AND TEACHER MOBILITY, HIGH PERCENTAGE OF NON-ENGLISH-SPEAKING PUPILS, LOW ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT, POOR READING, AND POOR PUPIL DISCIPLINE. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE EXTRA PERSONNEL WAS INVESTIGATED THROUGH QUESTIONNAIRES, OBSERVATION, INTERVIEWS, AND ANALYSIS OF PUPIL PERFORMANCE ON STANDARDIZED TESTS. THE ACTIVITIES EVALUATED INCLUDE A CLUSTER PROGRAM, GUIDANCE SERVICES AND CLASSES, CITIZENSHIP CLASSES, AND ART AND MUSIC PROGRAMS. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE SPECIAL PERSONNEL IN THESE PROGRAMS IS DISCUSSED. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE AND SOME EVALUATION INSTRUMENTS ARE INCLUDED. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Center for Urban Education, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; Metropolitan Achievement Tests; New York (New York)