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ERIC Number: ED428746
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Pages: 15
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Elementary and Secondary Educational Services of Public Television Grantees: Highlights from the 1998 Station Activities Survey. CPB Research Notes, No. 116.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.
This report is a summary of a variety of educational services offered by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) supported television stations as reported in CPB's annual Station Activities Survey (1998). Highlights from the data include: 141 stations (80% of all CPB supported stations) provide educational services to elementary or secondary schools; the number of stations offering the "Ready to Learn" service on PBS increased by 77% from last year--this service now reaches over 52,000 schools; and half of all stations offer General Equivalency Degree (GED) programs, and 10% offer the program in Spanish, which impacts over 51,000 students. Five charts provide statistics, according to license type and budget size, on: grantees offering instructional programming to schools; number of school districts, buildings and teachers utilizing programming; grantees providing services to schools; and grantees offering GED programs. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.