ERIC Number: ED022655
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Appalachian Reading Survey.
Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park.
The impact of ESEA Title I programs on reading competencies of elementary and secondary students in Northern Appalachia was examined. Fourth- and seventh-grade reading programs were assessed through samples taken from 74 different schools involving 1,429 students in 16 school districts within the Northern Appalachia area of Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Divergent environments were represented. Research procedure included (1"0 pretesting and post-testing with Gates Reading Survey and an especially designed Reading Attitude Inventory, (2) on-site classroom observations, (3) interviews with teachers, students, and administrators, and (4) examination and cataloging of materials purchased as well as techniques used in their classroom implementation. Findings, conclusions, and implications of the research are listed. (WB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park.
Identifiers: Appalachia (North); Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I