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ERIC Number: ED019791
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jun
Pages: 15
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COMPARATIVE SURVEY OF 192 PUBLIC SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
LOCAL FLORIDA PUBLIC SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN ARE COMPARED WITH PROGRAMS OF LIKE SIZE ELSEWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES. DATA ARE PRESENTED IN THREE TABLES. THE FIRST TABLE RANKS BY TOTAL NUMBER OF TEACHERS 95 OF THE 100 LARGEST PUBLIC SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN IN THE UNITED STATES. ELEVEN OF THE 95 PROGRAMS ARE IN FLORIDA COUNTIES. RANKINGS ARE MADE IN SEVEN AREAS OF EXCEPTIONALITY--(1) SPEECH HANDICAPPED, (2) SPECIAL LEARNING PROBLEMS, INCLUDING EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED, SOCIALLY MALADJUSTED AND DELINQUENT, AND LEARNING PROBLEMS, NEUROLOGICALLY IMPAIRED AND BRAIN DAMAGED, (3) EDUCABLE MENTALLY HANDICAPPED, (4) TRAINABLE MENTALLY HANDICAPPED, (5) PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED, (6) DEAF AND SEVERELY HARD OF HEARING, AND (7) VISUALLY IMPAIRED, BOTH BLIND AND PARTIALLY SIGHTED. THE SECOND TABLE RANKS THE SAME 95 SYSTEMS IN THE AREAS OF SPEECH, EDUCABLE MENTALLY RETARDED, AND TRAINABLE MENTALLY RETARDED BY THE NUMBER OF TEACHERS PER 10,000 SCHOOL POPULATION. THE THIRD TABLE SURVEYS 97 OF THE THIRD 110 LARGEST SCHOOL SYSTEMS IN THE UNITED STATES, INCLUDING SEVEN FLORIDA COUNTIES. RANKINGS ARE MADE BY THE TOTAL NUMBER OF TEACHERS IN THE SEVEN AREAS OF EXCEPTIONALITY. (JD)
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Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
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