ERIC Number: ED035525
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Recommendations for Reading Programs.
Connecticut Association for Reading Research, Hartford.
The Status of Reading Programs Committee of the Connecticut Association for Reading Research devised and sent a survey questionnaire which was returned by 43 percent of its membership, representing 33 different school systems in Connecticut. It was reported that the ratio of reading personnel to classroom teachers was 1:54 at the elementary level, 1:32 at the junior high and middle school level for teachers of English, mathematics, science, and social studies, and 1:69 for high school teachers of the same subjects. The ratio of reading personnel to students was 1:1,126 at the elementary level, 1:711 at the junior high level, and 1:1,605 at the high school level. Fifty-eight percent of the school systems paid no salary differential to reading personnel. The range of salary differential paid by the remaining 42 percent was from $200.00 to $2,000.00. The responsibilities of reading specialists are listed in order of the frequency with which they were mentioned. Based on survey analysis, specific recommendations are made for work load, number, and salary of various reading personnel and for hiring of noncertified personnel. (CM)
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, High Schools, Professional Personnel, Program Evaluation, Reading Consultants, Reading Programs, Specialists, State Surveys, Teacher Salaries
Connecticut Association for Reading Research, c/o Mrs. Josephine Bojnowski, Newington Public Schools, Newington, Connecticut 06111
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Authoring Institution: Connecticut Association for Reading Research, Hartford.