ERIC Number: ED167665
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
City-As-School, School Year 1977-1978. Validation Report.
Bertoldi, Arthur R.
This report is a statistical summary of raw data on the success of City-As-School (CAS), an experience-based New York City independent alternative high school. A brief description of CAS, its objectives, resource use, staffing, student population, financing, and processes is provided. Data from the Career Maturity Inventory Competence Test, the Career Maturity Inventory Attitude Scale, comparative studies of the student population, interviews with students and staff, community resources and attitudinal surveys given to students, and staff and community resources are used to review and analyze a series of eight behavioral objectives. Assessed is the impact of the program in fostering growth in student occupational knowledge, self-awareness, motivation, course completion, interest and scholastic achievement, and attitudes toward education and CAS as a learning environment. Results of the assessments are summarized and recommendations for continuing the program are made. (EB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)