ERIC Number: ED079964
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Equalizing Multi-School Curriculum by Technology.
Etowah County Board of Education, Gadsden, AL.
A three year project aimed at providing equal educational opportunity for all students in the seven high schools of Etowah County, Alabama by implementing a county-wide curriculum using a flexible, rotating schedule, audio-graphic network, instructional television, a learning center, and individualized instruction. The report rates the project as successful, providing details on how the district achieved its goals by: 1) increasing its holding power over students; 2) utilizing staff more effectively; 3) reducing inter-school inequities in curricular offerings and instructional quality via the use of televised instruction; 4) raising staff competence; 5) improving the coordination of teaching/learning activities; and 6) attracting qualified new staff. Also included are infromation on dissemination activities and an evaluation of social studies, science, math and English programs in terms of improvements made in physical plant facilities, organization, instructional materials, curriculum content, and reinforcement techniques. (PB)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, County Programs, County School Districts, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology, Educational Television, English Curriculum, Equal Education, Flexible Schedules, Individualized Instruction, Mathematics Curriculum, Program Descriptions, Science Curriculum, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Staff Development, Staff Utilization
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Sponsor: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery.; Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Etowah County Board of Education, Gadsden, AL.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III