ERIC Number: ED025834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Educational Park Development in the United States, 1967. A Survey of Current Development Plans.
A survey of all U.S. cities having populations greater than 50,000 and of 125 cities having populations between 20,000 and 50,000 shows that the adoption or planning of educational parks is becoming widespread throughout the country. The survey used three sources to obtain data on current educational park development: (1) Questionnaires to State commissioners of education and superintendents of schools, (2) a national newspaper clipping service, and (3) published reports, correspondence, and inquiries addressed to the educational park office at the Center for Urban Education. Findings indicate generally that the educational park is being used in the larger cities to achieve a high quality of integrated education and in the smaller cities to promote a better quality of education and regional development through consolidation and to solve the problem of rebuilding obsolescent school systems. Many existing and proposed parks are described. (HW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Lillian Boehm Foundation.
Authoring Institution: Center for Urban Education, New York, NY.