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ERIC Number: ED066529
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 150
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Compensatory Programming: The Acid Test of American Education. Issues and Innovations in Education Series.
Frost, Joe L.; Rowland, G. Thomas
The contents of this book are as follows: Chapter I, "Human Deprivation: Causes and Consequences," examines the following topics: eugenics versus euthenics in school; poverty; Mexican-American poverty in the United States; the American Indian; the black American; deprivation; and, subjective deprivation. Chapter II, "Infant Learning and Stimulation," includes such topics as research on psychology, the social context of infant stimulation, and parent education programs. Chapter III, "Compensatory Early Childhood Education," contains an analysis of selected examples of compensatory early childhood programs. Chapter IV, "Compensatory Public School Education," contains an analysis of compensatory elementary school programs and an analysis of selected examples of compensatory secondary school programs. Chapter V, "Teaching the Disadvantaged," examines the following topics: programs for teachers of the disadvantaged; research and development centers; auxiliaries; and, teaching the disadvantaged: now and tomorrow. The epilogue reviews the controversial evaluation research on compensatory education, including the two federal surveys and Jensen's work. (JM)
Wm. C. Brown Co., Publishers, 135 S. Locust Street, Dubuque, Iowa ($2.50)
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