ERIC Number: ED041992
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Oct
Reference Count: 0
[Educational Facilities for Pregnant School-Age Girls in Districts 3, 4, 12, 13, and 18. Project No. 1369. Evaluation of ESEA Title I Projects in New York City 1968-69.]
Appel, Yetta; Berken, Ruth R.
This project for pregnant school age girls is an ESEA Title I program operating in five facilities in Manhattan, Bronx, and Brooklyn. The primary objective of the project was to assist pregnant school age girls complete their education by being able to attend school. Additional objectives included provision of information and training in personal hygiene and child care and in vocational and academic skills -- so that sustenance of the girls' motivation and ability to continue an interrupted (by pregnancy) education might be achieved. Evaluation design included systematic observation of instructional approaches and methods, interviews with project staff, questionnaires to the professional teaching staff, and group interviews with students. Areas surveyed were: implementation of the project, characteristics of the students and their responses to the program, and the instructional program. Recommendations include: recycling of the project for the 1969-70 school year, making of firm arrangements for comprehensive social welfare and medical services, provision of infant day-care centers, relocation of the Bronx district facility, and exploration of additional means of disseminating information about the project. Data tables and instrument formats are appended. (RJ)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Authoring Institution: Center for Urban Education, New York, NY. Educational Research Committee.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; New York (New York)