ERIC Number: ED059018
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Evaluation of State Urban Education Programs, District 28, New York City Board of Education.
Fordham Univ., Bronx, NY. Inst. for Research and Evaluation.
The administrative component and the following seven projects were described and evaluated: (1) Career Preparation for the Trucking Industry, which provided a combination of training for truck driving with preparation for a high school equivalency examination to 135 high-school dropouts; (2) Diagnosis and Special Instruction in Reading, which served in a clinic setting 150 children who were more than 2 years retarded in reading; (3) South Jamaica Improvement and Academic Center, which allowed 80 children to participate in a cultural enrichment program stressing African and black literature and culture; (4) Performing Arts Workshop of South Jamaica, which provided preschool and school children, dropouts, and young adults specialized training and performance experiences in all phases of art; (5) Guidance Reinforcement, which rendered guidance and counseling services to selected elementary and junior high school students; (6) Communication Skills and Dissemination of Community Information, which taught 25 teenage student-aides the fundamentals of journalism; and (7) Community Project in Black History, which focused on black studies and culture, tained 150 children in basic reading, and tried to foster individual artistic interests. Strengths and weaknesses of each project and improvement recommendations are also reported. Tables are included. (AW)
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Authoring Institution: Fordham Univ., Bronx, NY. Inst. for Research and Evaluation.