A documentary about Project Breakthrough by the office of Economic Opportunity Community Action Program to teach preschool children language skills in Cooks County, Illinois. A child at a talking typewriter. The Director of Research and Statistics Division, Cooks County Department of Public Aid Walter Hudson speaks about testing each child before inducting him or her for Project Breakthrough. Director Hudon says that various tests like IQ test, metropolitan reading readiness test are conducted. He says that parents' ability to read and write is also evaluated. A woman conducts an IQ test on a child as the child points out at a picture. The woman hands over a string to the child during the test. An adult undergoes a Stanford reading test. The Director of Project Breakthrough A Louie Scott speaks how the project started in a makeshift space at Garfield District office. Workers make fittings at the office. Director Scott says that later the project shifted to Westing House Vocational School. The Vocational School building.
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