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ERIC Number: ED020279
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 4
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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HOMEWORK HELPER PROGRAM, FACT SHEET.
DEERING, ALBERT R.
THIS REPORT BRIEFLY OUTLINES THE NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION-MOBILIZATION FOR YOUTH HOMEWORK HELPER PROGRAM IN WHICH HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS ARE PAID $1.50 TO $2.00 PER HOUR TO TUTOR ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. TUTORS WORK UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF MASTER TEACHERS AND ATTEND TUTOR-TRAINING SESSIONS TWICE A MONTH. A 2-WEEK ORIENTATION SESSION FOR THE TUTORS IS HELD BEFORE THE TUTORING BEGINS. THE PARTICIPATING ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE TUTORED FOR 2 HOURS TWICE A WEEK. TESTING OVER A 5-MONTH PERIOD HAS INDICATED A MEAN IMPROVEMENT IN READING OF 6.2 MONTHS FOR TUTORED PUPILS WHEREAS A CONTROL GROUP OF PUPILS IMPROVED ONLY 3.5 MONTHS. DURING A 7-MONTH PERIOD EXPERIMENTAL TUTORS IMPROVED IN READING 1 YEAR AND 7 MONTHS OVER A CONTROL GROUP OF TUTORS. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of State and Federally-Assisted Programs.
Identifiers: HOMEWORK HELPER PROGRAM; MOBILIZATION FOR YOUTH; New York (New York)