ERIC Number: ED027136
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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It Works: Project R-3, San Jose, California.
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
A project was designed by the San Jose Unified School District and the education division of the Lockheed Missiles and Space Company to treat learning problems experienced by eighth and ninth grade students with underdeveloped reading and mathematics skills. The students were largely Mexican American and were from predominately disadvantaged economic backgrounds. The program, designated R-3, was concerned with student readiness, subject relevance, and learning reinforcement. It consisted of: a special curriculum which interrelated math, reading, and technological skills; a series of field trips; and an inservice training program for the project staff. Sources to contact for additional information conclude the document. (SW)
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Grade 8, Grade 9, Learning Problems, Methods, Mexican Americans, Personnel, Program Evaluation, Readiness, Reading Skills, Reinforcement, Secondary School Students, Skill Development
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (OE-37040, $0.25)
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Sponsor: Division of Compensatory Education, BESE.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.