ERIC Number: ED087845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jul-31
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Evaluation of Title I Decentralized Umbrella and Title I Optional Assignment Programs for Disadvantaged Pupils. District 24, New York City.
New York Univ., NY. Center for Field Research and School Services.
During the 1972-73 school year, Community School District 24 in New York City supplemented its regular school program with special educational services, funded under Title I of the 1965 Elementary Secondary Education Act. A primary objective of the Pre-Kindergarten Program was to develop children's understanding of basic concepts through a systematic program of guided pre-kindergarten experiences. A primary objective of the Strengthened Early Childhood Program was to develop an understanding of the basic concepts of quantity, space and time needed for success in the primary grades. The Bilingual Community Liaison Program attempted to develop positive relationships among community members, parents, and school personnel. The objective of the Educational Assistant for the Trainable Mentally Retarded Program was to extend individualization of instruction to CRMD pupils at P.S. 19 through the assistance of a paraprofessional as a means of promoting growth in specific behavioral areas related to academic performance. The Non-Public School program was developed in response to the needs of Our Lady of Sorrows and Transfiguration schools. The primary objective of the Title I English as a Second Language Program was to increase participants' oral language fluency in English. A primary objective of the Corrective Reading Program was to provide corrective reading diagnostic and prescriptive services for each participant. The objective of the guidance program for Optional Assignment pupils was to improve the behavior of pupils in academic and social skills. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, English (Second Language), Guidance Programs, Mild Mental Retardation, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Preschool Education, Private School Aid, Program Evaluation, Remedial Programs, Remedial Reading, School Community Relationship, School Districts, Urban Education
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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)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I