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ERIC Number: ED001018
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 19
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EAGLE PROGRAM.
Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; Philadelphia Public Schools, PA.
THE EAGLE PROGRAM AT WANAMAKER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL IN PHILADELPHIA IS BASED ON THE ASSUMPTION THAT HUMAN BEHAVIOR CAN BE MODIFIED. CULTURAL ENRICHMENT OF DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN SHOULD THUS EFFECT A CHANGE IN THE ASPIRATIONAL, ACHIEVEMENT, AND ADJUSTMENT PATTERNS WHICH THEY TEND TO FOLLOW. AIMS OF THE PROGRAM ARE TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, AND SOCIAL EXPERIENCED FOR PUPILS AND THEIR PARENTS, TO STRIVE CONSTANTLY FOR IMPROVEMENT IN PUPIL ACHIEVEMENT, TO ASSIST PUPILS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONAL GROWTH, TO INTERPRET TEACHING AS A CONTINUAL LEARNING PROCESS, AND TO ACCEPT EXCELLENCE AS THE ULTIMATE GOAL OF EDUCATIONAL EFFORT. THE OUTLINE WHICH IS INCLUDED IS AN ATTEMPT TO SKETCH GENERAL AREAS IN WHICH THE OBJECTIVES OF THE EAGLE PROGRAM MAY BE IMPLEMENTED. INCLUDED ARE SUGGESTIONS REGARDING SCHOOL ORGANIZATION, SCHOOL PERSONNEL, SCHOOL SERVICES, PARENTS, PUPILS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, EMPHASES IN SCHOOL PROGRAMS, AND COORDINATION AND EVALUATION OF THE PROGRAMS. ALSO INCLUDED ARE CONSIDERATIONS OF SOME PHYSICAL, SERVICE, AND PROGRAM NEEDS WHICH SHOULD BE MET FOR GREATEST EFFECTIVENESS IN IMPLEMENTING THE PROGRAM.
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Authoring Institution: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; Philadelphia Public Schools, PA.
Identifiers: GREAT CITIES PROGRAM; PENNSYLVANIA; Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)