ERIC Number: ED037767
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Pupil Services for Massachusetts Schools. A Report Prepared for the Massachusetts Advisory Council on Education.
Liddle, Gordon P.; Droll, Arthur M.
This report describes the findings and recommendations of a study of guidance and pupil services in Massachusetts. Its purpose was to identify guidelines and directions for continued development of pupil services in Massachusetts. The first chapter gives the scope of pupil services including: (1) guidance, (2) counseling, (3) remedial help, (4) consultation, and (5) research. Chapter Two presents the history and development of pupil services in Massachusetts from the 17th Century to the present. Chapter Three discusses problems in pupil services such as: (1) funding, (2) role definitions, (3) school structure, (4) power and politics, (5) communication, and (6) state services. Chapter Four goes on to discuss the questionnaires sent to professionals in pupil services. Information on training programs, professional associations and state agencies is given. The report concludes with a chapter on alternatives for action. Among topics discussed are: (1) organization, (2) staffing, (3) salaries, (4) standards, (5) personnel recommendations, (6) adult services, and (7) evaluation of services. (KJ)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Advisory Council on Education, Boston.