ERIC Number: ED126204
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
School-Within-a-School. Waimanalo Intermediate and Elementary School. Evaluation Report 1971-72.
Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Social Welfare Development and Research Center.
The School Within-A-School (SWS) Project was initiated during the 1970-71 school year with the Waimanalo School seventh graders who have now completed their second year with the project as eighth graders. The major goals of the SWS program rested on the assumption that students in Waimanalo have particular needs created by limited experimential backgrounds and economic deprivation. The goals included: the improvement of the students' self-image, the increase of the students' motivation to learn, the development in pupils and parents of positive attitude toward school, and the improvement of the students' academic achievement level. Evaluation procedures included such activities as designing and distributing evaluation questionnaires for education project personnel, referral and support personnel, students, parents and teachers; pre-and postadministrations of the Stanford Diagnostic Test, California Achievement Tests, and a Youth Inventory; direct observations; and interviews. It was concluded that, in general, the program objectives were not achieved to expectation, but observation results indicated that the SWS program did have limited success with some students. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Class Organization, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Grade 8, Health Services, House Plan, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Parent Participation, Program Evaluation, Pupil Personnel Services, Remedial Instruction, Social Services, Special Education, Student Teacher Relationship, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu.
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Social Welfare Development and Research Center.
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii