Teaching Incentive Act of 1965, Hearings Before the General Subcommittee on Education...89-1, on H.R. 10590, Sept. 8-9, 1965

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Page 3 - Except as otherwise provided in this section, a volunteer shall not be deemed a Federal employee and shall not be subject to the provisions of law relating to Federal employment, including those relating to hours of work, rates of compensation, leave, unemployment compensation, and Federal employee benefits.
Page 3 - Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, it is a privilege for me to appear before you today to discuss the Navy and the Marine Corps program of research and development for fiscal year 1963.
Page 71 - Since 81.2 percent is nearer to 80.0 percent than to any other percentage shown in the columnar headings of the table, we select the column headed "Observed percentage near 20 or 80.
Page 3 - There are authorized to be appropriated such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.
Page 71 - D is designed to give the reader some idea of how much difference can be expected between two sample percentages as a result of sampling variation for various sample or subgroup sizes. The values shown are the approximate minimum...
Page 25 - ... Principals by size of district Large Medium Small All Yes, substantial improvement 18.7% 11.9% 15.0% 14.7% Yes, some improvement. 62.5 69.5 65.0 66.3 No, little or no improvement 13.8 5.0 6.9 No, has resulted in a loss in quality of instruction 0.6 1.7 1.0 Undecided 4.4 11.9 20.0 11.1 Ability Grouping Considering all the advantages and disadvantages of ability grouping according to IQ or achievement scores, do you favor such grouping, into separate classes, in elementary schools? Principals by...
Page 72 - ... to infer that the corresponding population percentages are different with a confidence of approximately .90. In other words, if the observed difference exceeds the value given at the intersection of the appropriate row and column in the proper section of the table, it may be stated with approximately 90 percent confidence that the population percentages are different. Table...
Page 44 - In your opinion, if school classes are maintained at about their present size, do technological advances such as teaching by TV hold real promise for improving the quality of education in elementary schools?
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Page 57 - PREPARATION WAS: Too About Too little right much Depth of knowledge in subject fields in which you specialized 27.0* 71.2* 1.8* General education— some knowledge in many fields 19.9 75.9 4.2 Psychology of learning and teaching 25.8 66.4 7.8 Human growth and development 23.2 72.1 4.7 Teaching methods...

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