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ERIC Number: ED020998
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 22
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN PARTICIPATING IN A COMPREHENSIVE ATTACK ON FAMILIAL POVERTY.
PARKER, RONALD K.
DESCRIBED ARE THE COMPONENTS OF PROJECT KNOW HOW (PKH), AN OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM. DESIGNED TO ATTACK INDIVIDUAL FAMILIAL POVERTY, PKH INVOLVES A PRESCHOOL TRAINING PROGRAM BEGINNING IN THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE AND CONTINUING TO SCHOOL AGE, A SALARIED ASSISTING MOTHERS PROGRAM, A FATHER'S PROGRAM, AND A FAMILY HEALTH PROGRAM. RESEARCH AND EVALUATION FEATURES ARE BUILT INTO THE PROJECT AND INCLUDE THE COLLECTION OF PHYSICAL-MEDICAL DATA AND THE ASSESSMENT OF MENTAL-MOTOR, LANGUAGE, AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT BY MEANS OF STANDARD TESTS. IT ALSO HAS PLANS FOR MEASURING ACHIEVEMENT AND PERCEPTION. SOME SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND GUIDANCE AND ON THE BEHAVIORS OF PKH FATHERS IS INCLUDED. THIS PAPER WAS PRESENTED AT THE AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, CHICAGO, 1968. (NH)
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Identifiers: FLORIDA; PROJECT KNOW HOW