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Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

1976

Language and Literacy Education

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Foreign Language Exploratory Programs In Grades 5-8 In Kentucky's Public Schools 1975-1976, Lila Wells Jul 1976

Foreign Language Exploratory Programs In Grades 5-8 In Kentucky's Public Schools 1975-1976, Lila Wells

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Surveys were sent to the 182 school superintendents in the public schools of Kentucky in order to identify the teachers of exploratory foreign language programs. The survey dealt with three areas: (1) the foreign language program in grades 5-8, (2) the foreign language program in grades 9-12, (3) plans to implement an exploratory program. 153 superintendents (842) returned the surveys and 25 districts (14%) were identified as having a foreign language program in grades 6-8. No foreign language program below grade 6 was identified. Seven new programs were initiated in the 1975-76 school year and five additional school districts plan ...