ERIC Number: ED117212
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Improvement Through Innovation. Innovative and Exemplary Projects in the Public Schools of Missouri. Title III ESEA.
Missouri State Dept. of Education, Jefferson City.
Brief descriptions for 45 ESEA Title III projects operating during the 1974-1975 fiscal year are given. Eighteen of these projects have completed their first year of operating with Title III funds. Among these are improving secondary reading, advisement, education by objectives, career education, tapes and techniques for underachievers, early childhood, parent and child enrichment, individualized mathematics, and improved communications. Systematically designed career education, home centered early childhood, learning disability laboratory, individualized instruction for the handicapped, skill training special education students, and complementary instructional motivational programs are among the 15 programs that have completed their second year. Twelve projects have closed out Title III funding and are now totally the responsibility of the local district. These comprise upgrading reading in content areas, drug abuse prevention education, area school vocational guidance, prevention, diagnosis of reading problems, right to read, and early-expanded education for auditorially impaired. Capsule summaries of 14 new projects that began operations in July 1975 are also given. (AM)
Descriptors: Career Education, Compensatory Education, Counseling Services, Demonstration Programs, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Enrichment Activities, Federal Programs, Guidance Programs, Instructional Programs, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Program Guides, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of School Systems (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Education, Jefferson City.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III