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ERIC Number: ED034717
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 47
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Staffing for Better Schools (Under Title I, Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.)
Provus, Malcolm; And Others
The introductory chapter of this booklet describes the problems which ESEA Title 1 funds (over a billion dollars to local school districts) were intended to help solve. Each of five chapters is devoted to descriptions of a number of specific Title I projects, presented as examples of what local school districts might undertake in improving the experience of educationally deprived children. The chapters and some of their subtopics are (1) "Training Better Teachers and Getting New Ones"--a citywide workshop, summer teacher projects, shortcut to teacher recruitment, teachers on parttime schedule, master teacher and student teacher practicum, teaching remedial reading to subject specialists; (2) "Aides for Teachers"--home visiting-aides, training of child-care aides, lay readers, recruiting and training aides, foreign language laboratory aides, typical duties of aides; (3) "School Volunteers"--volunteers for a reading program and for conversational English, teenage volunteers for libraries, senior citizen volunteers; (4) "Child-to-Child Tutoring"--sixth graders tutor first graders, research in attitudinal changes of tutors, tutors devise their own curriculum, tutoring built on out-of-school interests, a babysitting service; (5) "A Community Has All the People a School Needs"--partnership with the university, high school remedial reading in college, guests from other lands, self-teaching by typewriter, adventure in a Kentucky Hollow, community resource representative. (JS)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (FS5.223:23049, $0.30)
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Authoring Institution: Division of Compensatory Education, BESE.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I