ERIC Number: ED045221
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Tacoma Public Schools Early Childhood Program, Tacoma, Washington: Combined Local, State, and Federal Funds Support a Large-Scale Early Childhood Program in the Public Schools. Model Programs--Childhood Education.
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
The Tacoma Public Schools Early Childhood Program is a comprehensive effort to give economically disadvantaged children an early education program which will have continuity and long-range effectiveness. Involving 5 years of education (3-year-olds through grade 3), the program uses the Responsive Environment Model, which has as its objectives the development of the child's positive self-image and his intellectual ability. Sources of more detailed information are provided for this program, specifically, and for Model Programs Childhood Education, in general. (Author/NH)
Descriptors: Career Opportunities, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Pamphlets, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Public Schools, School Districts, State Federal Aid, Teacher Aides
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (HE 5.220:020160, $0.20)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Educational Communication (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; Project Follow Through; Project Head Start; Responsive Environment Model
Note: Booklet is one in a series of 34 descriptive booklets on childhood education programs prepared for the White House Conference on Children, December, 1970