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ERIC Number: ED001454
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-May-21
Pages: 20
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PROPOSALS FOR IMPLEMENTING THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RELATIONS AND THE CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED.
JOHNSON, REBECCA M.; AND OTHERS
THE "CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED" CHILD IS REQUIRED TO BE ENROLLED IN SCHOOL, HE IS POTENTIALLY CAPABLE OF COMPLETING THE PROGRAM, BUT BECAUSE OF HOME AND COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT, IS UNABLE TO DO SO WITHOUT HELP ABOVE AND BEYOND THAT NORMALLY GIVEN IN THE CURRICULUM. IT IS EMPHASIZED THAT THIS TYPE OF CHILD MAY COME FROM A HOME REPRESENTING ANY LOCATION ON THE SOCIOECONOMIC SCALE, WITH PARENTS OF ANY OCCUPATION. PROPOSALS FOR PROGRAMS FOR CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN IN THE SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL SYSTEM ARE PRESENTED IN OUTLINE FORM. THESE INCLUDE--INSERVICE TEACHER EDUCATION, A BUREAU OF PUPIL SERVICES WITH A PSYCHIATRIST, A PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINER AND A SCHOOL ADJUSTMENT COUNSELOR, SPECIAL TEACHERS AND AUXILIARY PERSONNEL, READING SERVICES, LIBRARY ADDITIONS, SPANISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS, SUMMER PROGRAMS, PARENT INFORMATION AND ADULT EDUCATION RELATIVE TO THE PROGRAM, A DESIGN FOR SCHOOL COMMUNITY INTERACTION, A PRIORITY LIST FOR THE SPECIFIC PROPOSALS, ART PROGRAMS, HOME ECONOMICS EDUCATION, MUSIC EDUCATION, HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, AND SAFETY, AND CULTURAL CONTACTS FOR THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS.
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Authoring Institution: Springfield Public Schools, MA.
Identifiers: MASSACHUSETTS; Massachusetts (Springfield)