ERIC Number: ED061675
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Florida Title VI Education for the Handicapped Project Evaluation Reports.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Reported were 11 project evaluations for fiscal year 1971 for 17 Florida county projects concerning educational program effectiveness for handicapped children, as authorized by P.L. 91-230, Education of the Handicapped Act, and funded by the federal government. Eight priority problem areas established were the needs for instructional resource and materials centers, for special education for emotionally disturbed students, for additional quality leadership and services in special education, for sequential curricula in special education, for early childhood education for handicapped children, for evaluation procedures for special education programs, for special education for learning disabled children, and for functional curriculum for educable mentally handicapped students. Eleven project evaluation reports variously concerning the educational needs listed above were made for Bay County, Charlotte County, Dade County, DeSoto and Charlotte Counties, Duval County, Hamilton (Multi-Counties), Jackson/Calhoun/Liberty Counties, Leon County, Levy/Dixie Counties, Orange County, and Washington/Holmes/Walton Counties. In general, the projects were found to be successful. The overall project summary characterized the projects as growing projects that have brought about a noticeable improvement in the quality of instruction. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Elementary and Secondary Education.