ERIC Number: ED062004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Huntsville-Madison County Education Improvement Program, 1966-1971. Final Report.
Huntsville City Schools, AL.
The purposes of the Huntsville-Madison County Education Improvement Program were: (1) to develop and demonstrate a curriculum that would improve and enrich the skills, attitudes and thinking processes of the disadvantaged preschool child; (2) to develop in-service programs that would afford teachers and other personnel better understanding of the disadvantaged child and how best to implement a curriculum geared especially for that child; (3) to develop ways and means of involving parents of the disadvantaged in the educational endeavors of their children while enhancing to a great degree their own improvement; (4) to develop and demonstrate ways of effectively working with the public school in coordinating Education Improvement Program (EIP) efforts and fostering continuity with the regular school program; and (5) to demonstrate ways of improving the instructional program for disadvantaged children and the effectiveness of their teachers. Results of the five-year program in the areas of Instructional Services, Speech Services, Health Services, Social Services, and Psychological Services are discussed and presented in tables. A brief Financial Review is also provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Emotional Development, Enrichment Activities, Financial Support, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Acquisition, Parent Participation, Physical Development, Preschool Children, School Community Relationship, Social Development, Teacher Attitudes
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Huntsville City Schools, AL.
Identifiers: Alabama; Durham Education Improvement Program