ERIC Number: ED111112
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-May-5
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The Establishment of a Comprehensive High School Renewal Site in the Erie, Pa. Public Schools. Maxi II Practicum.
Cianflocco, Sam C.
This practicum report describes in detail the efforts of a High School Task Force made up of 21 teachers to establish and operate a model high school as part of a new 4-4-4 educational plan for the Erie, Pennsylvania, schools. The Strong Vincent Comprehensive High School Renewal Site utilized curriculum revision, quarter course offerings, and increased student choice in an effort to improve student learning. The report is organized into eight major sections that describe the Erie Schools and community, discuss the national need for educational reform, examine local educational problems in Erie, describe the High School Task Force and the model high school program, evaluate the impact of the model high school program, and summarize the most significant aspects of the program. The appendix contains a variety of supplementary materials, including a sample of the High School Task Force opinionnaire, the Erie 1972-75 transition plan, the preliminary budget for the High School Task Force, and various planning documents and forms used in the model high school project. (JG)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania