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ERIC Number: ED166907
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jan
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Concerns and Problems in Working with the Disadvantaged and Handicapped: An Analysis of a Statewide Survey of Vocational Educators in Alabama Who Work with Disadvantaged and Handicapped Students.
Sankovsky, Ray
The final part of a study of the needs of approximately 500 Alabama vocational educators serving handicapped and disadvantaged students focuses on concerns and problems reported by the educators. Responses are reported by six service areas (agribusiness education, business and office education, distributive education, health occupations education, home economics education, and trade and industrial education). A composite of statements from all areas explains that the most frequently reported problems centered around reading, comprehension, computation, and math skills. Other problems cited included a lack of materials and supplies and a lack of teacher training with special needs students. Recommended are a study of basic skills of special needs students and development of strategies for upgrading those skills. (CL)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Alabama
Note: This study was supported in part by a mini-grant from the University of Illinois; For related information, see EC 113 657-658