TITLE

Easy as E.C.E

PUB. DATE
April 1976
SOURCE
Time;4/19/1976, Vol. 107 Issue 16, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article inquires into the Early Childhood Education (E.C.E) program, a reform plan developed by the California Department of Education and adopted by California Superintendent of Public Instruction Wilson Riles in 1971 to teach 400,00 students in kindergarten through third grade in nearly a third of the elementary schools in the state. Riles set out to hire parents to actively participate in the program to help teach students since recruiting trained teachers was too expensive. However, not all Californians were in favor of the program because some parents were complaining that children on different levels are grouped together. Nevertheless, the State Board of Education decided to introduce the same of type of program into secondary schools beginning in 1977.
ACCESSION #
53517416

 

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