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ERIC Number: ED020997
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 132
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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INTER-RACIAL IN-SERVICE PROGRAM DESIGNED TO INCREASE THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN IN THE RICHMOND PUBLIC SCHOOLS. FINAL REPORT SEPTEMBER 19, 1966-OCTOBER 31, 1967.
Richmond Public Schools, VA.
THIS REPORT DESCRIBES AN INTERRACIAL INSERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, SUPERVISORY, AND INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL IN THE RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, PUBLIC SCHOOLS. THE GENERAL OBJECTIVES OF OF THE PROGRAM WERE TO STRENGTHEN INTERRACIAL UNDERSTANDINGS AMONG PARTICIPANTS, TO DEVELOP THEIR LEADERSHIP QUALITIES, AND TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN READING, SPEECH, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE INSTRUCTION. PARTICIPANTS WERE ALSO COUNSELED IN PERSONAL SPEECH IMPROVEMENT. THE OPINIONS OF PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS, PRINCIPALS, AND PARTICIPATING TEACHERS WERE USED TO EVALUATE THE PROGRAM. THEY FELT THAT THE PROGRAM SUCCESSFULLY ACCOMPLISHED ITS OBJECTIVES. INCREASED TEACHER MORALE, A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE TOTAL SCHOOL PROGRAM, AND A MORE EFFICIENT INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM WERE ALSO EVIDENT. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE READING PROGRAM, OPINIONNAIRES, AND OTHER RELEVANT MATERIAL ARE APPENDED. THE SUPERINTENDENT'S ANNUAL REPORT AND A STAFF NEWS BULLETIN ARE ALSO INCLUDED IN THE REPORT. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: Richmond Public Schools, VA.
Identifiers: RICHMOND; VIRGINIA