ERIC Number: ED087832
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
District Number 22 State Urban Education Projects.
New York Univ., NY. Center for Field Research and School Services.
This report evaluates four New York City school district educational projects funded by the "New York State Urban Education Program". The Diagnostic and Remedial Reading Center provides intensive instruction in reading to approximately 40 to 45 children during the academic year. The center is staffed by a reading specialist, a part-time psychologist and two educational assistants. Morning sessions are held for children throughout the district who are bussed to the center and afternoon sessions for children in the neighboring school. Children attend the center for a period of a semester. Upon the recognition by the Advisory Council of the need for in-service training for new and inexperienced teachers, the Teaching Training for New and Inexperienced Teachers Program came into being. As it is constituted, three teacher trainers have been assigned to two or three schools each, depending upon the need. Three teacher trainers have been assigned to two or three schools each, depending upon the need. An appraisal of junior high school reading achievement indicated that many of these students were reading far below grade level. It was decided to institute a special reading program for them. The program selected consists basically of controlled readers supplemented by workbooks. The J. H. S. Reading Laboratories program was instituted in February, 1971. The Educational Assistants to Aid Underachievers program was instituted in 10 elementary schools with a staff of 20 educational assistants assigned to them, according to need. The assistants are used for early identification and remediation of first graders with reading problems. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Educational Diagnosis, Individualized Instruction, Inservice Teacher Education, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Program Evaluation, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulty, Remedial Programs, Remedial Reading, School Districts, Student Transportation, Teacher Aides, Teacher Educators, Urban Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY. Center for Field Research and School Services.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)