ERIC Number: ED174717
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar-1
Reference Count: N/A
Status Report on Programs and Projects as of March 1, 1979.
Sanders, Joseph, Ed.; Stokes, Dia B., Ed.
This paper reports on the programs and research projects developed and/or undertaken by the Center to promote the development of high risk children. Included are descriptions of the Center's Longitudinal Program and its nine project components which concentrate on the early development of basic abilities among children from low income families. Other aspects of the Center's efforts described include a number of individual research projects, demonstration and development programs, and outreach and training programs. These additional programs and projects address such issues as health, learning disabilities, ethnography, infant and early childhood curricula, and day care technical assistance and training. Special public policy activities developed by the Bush Institute for Child and Family Policy are outlined. In addition, programs and support services implemented to deal with the administration and funding of programs and projects sponsored by the Center are described. A list of the Center's staff is provided. (EB)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Child Development, Compensatory Education, Day Care, Developmental Programs, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Educationally Disadvantaged, Handicapped Children, Inservice Education, Learning Disabilities, Outreach Programs, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Public Policy, Remedial Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Frank Porter Graham Center.