ERIC Number: ED028619
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Sep
Reference Count: 0
A Comprehensive Survey of the Metropolitan School System of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee.
Educational Research Services, Inc., White Plains, NY.
The result of a comprehensive survey of the Nashville and Davidson County school systems, which are now unified as the Metropolitan School System. Following an outline of the major aspects of the legal structure of the charter for the new system, projections of enrollments are made, and the purposes and goals of education are identified to guide the new system in its development. Subject matter achievement levels are evaluated utilizing results of standardized achievement tests, and detailed descriptions are presented of the elementary and secondary school programs as well as vocational-technical, adult evening school and community college education in each of the two systems. Descriptive and evaluative information is also presented for the following aspects of the systems--(1) pupil personnel services, (2) special education services for exceptional children, (3) personnel, (4) physical plant, (5) building requirements, (6) business management, (7) administrative organization, and (8) financial implications. Based on the survey findings, recommendations are made throughout the report for implementation in the development of the unified school system. (FS)
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Authoring Institution: Educational Research Services, Inc., White Plains, NY.