ERIC Number: ED072127
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
An Evaluation of the State Urban Education Programs, Community School District 1, New York City Board of Education. Final Report.
Longo, Paul; Auerbach, Carl
This report evaluates three New York City school district educational projects funded by the "New York State Urban Education Program" enacted at the 1969 legislative session of the New York State Legislature for the purpose of "meeting special educational needs associated with poverty." Project Read represents an attempt to improve the reading ability of children in one school, P. S. 140 M in District 1, through the use of programmed reading materials that put particular stress on the acquisition of skills in phonics. An additional objectives was to raise both the morale and the willingness to experiment of participating teachers. The STINT (Supportive Training for Inexperienced and New Teachers) Program represents an attempt to support and train new or inexperienced teachers in eight selected schools in District 1, on the lower East Side of Manhattan. The program included eight master teachers, each of whom was responsible for approximately 10 trainees. The Upper Grade Elementary School Educational Assistants Program involves 23 educational assistants assigned to grades three through six in 12 schools of District 1. The program objectives are divided into three parts: parent-school contact, individualization of instruction, and reading performance. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Master Teachers, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Program Evaluation, Programed Instruction, Reading Programs, Secondary Education, Student Teachers, Teacher Aides, Teacher Education, Teacher Morale
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Sponsor: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Authoring Institution: Teaching and Learning Research Corp., New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)