ERIC Number: ED047032
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep
Reference Count: 0
A Design for the Attainment of High Academic Achievement for the Students of the Public Elementary and Junior High Schools of Washington, D.C.
Metropolitan Applied Research Center, Inc., New York, NY.
This proposal seeks to deal with the problems of underachievement in reading and arithmetic by students in the District of Columbia school system. Some prevalent theories which seek to explain underachievement are presented, as well as basic assumptions of the proposed educational design. The design as presented includes proposals for the curriculum, educational personnel, students, parents, evaluation of student performance, and overall organization of the public school systems. (Author/DM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Administration, Educational Planning, Elementary Schools, Junior High Schools, Lower Class Students, Public Schools, School Districts, School Organization, School Personnel, Teacher Effectiveness, Underachievement, Urban Schools
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: District of Columbia Board of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Metropolitan Applied Research Center, Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers: District of Columbia
Note: Reproduced by the Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity, Congress of the U.S., Washington, D.C., September 1970, as a Committee Print