ERIC Number: ED106294
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
A Survey of Teachers and Principals: Grade 3. State Assessment of Educational Progress in North Carolina, 1973-74.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Research.
This report focuses on results from teacher and principal questionnaires administered in each of the schools included in the 1974 third-grade state assessment program. According to the introduction, the program began a three-year cycle of assessment in grades 3, 6, and 9 and was designed to collect a broad base of information on educational needs from students, teachers, and principals. The report is divided into two sections: (a) the primary and elementary teachers' questionnaire, and (b) the primary and elementary principals' report. Each section includes a summary of highlights and a detailed presentation of results. Conclusions drawn from the study indicate that (a) elementary teacher attitudes are good; (b) teachers consistently report good performance from principals; (c) teachers desire help with special education problems; (d) more practical inservice programs are needed; (e) additional funds for supplies and materials should be allocated; and (f) there is a need for support personnel. Apprendixes include the following: (a) a sample teacher questionnaire; (b) a sample school information questionnaire; (c) summary response data elicited from the questionnaires and (d) assumptions and calculations regarding spending on teacher benefits, new personnel, and institutional materials. (JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Research.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina