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Western Kentucky University

Educational Leadership

1975

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A Proposed Supplemental Curriculum For Educationally Disadvantaged Students In Grades Seven & Eight In Green County, Kentucky, Maxideen Pruitt May 1975

A Proposed Supplemental Curriculum For Educationally Disadvantaged Students In Grades Seven & Eight In Green County, Kentucky, Maxideen Pruitt

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this project is to design a proposed supplemental curriculum for grades seven and eight in the Greensburg Elementary School, Green County, Kentucky. This supplemental curriculum is aimed at decreasing the number of students classified as educationally disadvantaged.

The procedure used in the project is to review general information related to the problem of disadvantaged students and to present specific information concerning the existing situation in Green County. The means of identifying disadvantaged students are described and the special needs of these students are enumerated. The latter part of the project is devoted to recommendations concerning implementation of ...


Achievement Need & Academic Success Of Marginal College Students, Marvine Wannamaker Apr 1975

Achievement Need & Academic Success Of Marginal College Students, Marvine Wannamaker

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This study was undertaken in an effort to identify the marginal students at Western Kentucky University who will succeed academically only if they receive special help. Thirty-four male and eleven female marginal freshmen (ACT scores 13 to 17; GPAs 1.9 to 2.2) were tested with the Edwards Personal Preference Schedule (EPPS) to explore the possible relationship of the EPPS need for achievement (n Ach) to the academic success of the marginal freshmen. A secondary purpose was to determine if the need for achievement had a significant relationship to the number of hours for which the students initially registered ...