ERIC Number: ED023747
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
EVALUATION OF THE PILOT PHASE OF THE TEEN TUTORIAL PROGRAM: A MODEL OF INTERRELATIONSHIP OF SEVENTH GRADERS, KINDERGARTEN PUPILS AND PARENTS TO MEET THE DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS OF DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN, JANUARY 1, 1967 TO AUGUST 31, 1967.
South-Western City School District, Grove City, OH.
Reported is an evaluation of a pilot study carried out by the South-Western City School District (Ohio) for the design of a full-scale demonstration tutorial program, under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title III. The specific aim of the program is the prevention of educational deprivation during the first five years of life. The use of teenage seventh graders with kindergarten pupils and the resulting interrelationship with parents are considered new developments toward meeting the fundamental needs of children and breaking the cycle of succeeding generations of children handicapped by educational deprivation. The report outlines the purpose, objectives, procedures, and evaluations of aspects of the study. Suggested changes for the planned programs are noted. The appendixes include comments by teachers, counselors, program administrators and teen tutors, observation reports, samples of home visit interviews, and student questionnaires. (EMB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: South-Western City School District, Grove City, OH.