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Date of Award


Document Type

Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted

Degree Name

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)



First Advisor

Rollin C. Fox


The purpose of the study was to analyze the nongraded primary programs in public elementary schools in California. The specific purposes of the study were: (1) to locate and identify nongraded primary programs in California, (2) to discover and report. the present status of the programs, ( 3) to discover and report the curricular and instructional changes that have taken place as the result of nongrading, and \4) to survey and report the policies and procedures used in the evaluation of the programs.



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