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ERIC Number: ED026178
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968-May
Pages: 119
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A Survey of Educational Programs for Agricultural Migrant Children during 1967.
Scott, Ellis Bryan
A national survey analyzed migrant education programs during 1967. The objectives were to identify: (1) those school districts reporting migrant children under Title I, ESEA, (2) the number of school districts providing migrant education programs both during the regular school year and summer term, (3) the major curricular emphasis and grade levels of each program, (4) the sources of funds used in providing these programs, (5) the amount of inservice training provided teachers of migrant children, (6) the qualifications for teachers of migrant students, and (7) the number of these programs which included special services. Questionnaires were sent to State Departments of Education, Departments of Labor, Migrant Ministries, and schools. It was found that: (1) the number of schools using Federal funds increased, (2) special education programs for migrant children were provided in 183 schools, (3) most programs were directed twoard language arts, (4) regular school funds were often used for the programs, (5) differing amounts of inservice training were provided, (6) teacher qualifications compared favorably with qualifications for teachers in other programs, and (7) special services were provided in several areas. (SW)
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I