ERIC Number: ED178620
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug-30
Reference Count: 0
Neutral Site Planning Project, Final Report. Volume I: Neutral Site Plan.
Providence School Dept., RI.; Rhode Island Univ., Providence. Community Planning and Area Development Urban Field Center.
This report documents the process, findings, and support data of the Neutral Site Planning Project (NSPP) regarding a proposed magnet school program in Providence, Rhode Island. The need for a neutral site school that is accessible to a substantial number of students from different racial/ethnic backgrounds in Providence is discussed and an overview of the NSPP is provided. Specific activities that were undertaken by the NSPP to determine the best location for the proposed magnet school are described and data concerning the accessibility, characteristics, student population, and readiness of possible sites are presented. Descriptions of strategies that were undertaken by the NSPP to design a special curriculum for the neutral site magnet school and data that were collected on community participation, curriculum design, magnet curriculum options, student recruitment, staff selection, development, and training, and program evaluation are also presented. A time outline for the proposed plan's implementation is attached. (EB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Characteristics, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, Data, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Magnet Schools, Minority Group Children, Program Evaluation, Program Proposals, School Desegregation, School Location, Site Analysis, Staff Development
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Providence School Dept., RI.; Rhode Island Univ., Providence. Community Planning and Area Development Urban Field Center.
Identifiers: Rhode Island (Providence)
Note: For Volumes II-IV, see UD 019 903-905