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ERIC Number: ED001548
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Mar-16
Pages: 21
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THE WORLD OF EDUCATION AND THE BOARD OF EDUCATION CITY OF NEW YORK. PROGRESS REPORT.
Mobilization for Youth, Inc., New York, NY.; New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS ARE BEING DEVELOPED FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY THROUGH EXPANDING OPPORTUNITES. INSERVICE TRAINING COURSES ARE DESIGNED TO IMPROVE UNDERSTANDING OF DISADVANTAGED GROUPS AND TO INCREASE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THEIR TEACHING PROGRAMS. TRAINING IS OFFERED IN LABORATORY SCHOOLS TO TEST NEW MATERIALS AND TO ALLOW GRADUATE STUDENTS TO TRAIN THROUGH PARTICIPATION IN URBAN CLASSROOMS AND IN SOCIAL WORK. A CURRICULUM CENTER PROVIDES ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL SCHOOLS BY AIDING IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPING CURRICULUM AND LOCATING MATERIALS. THE CENTER ALSO MAINTAINS A FAIRLY EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF MATERIALS AND BOOKS FOR TEACHER AND PUPIL USE. SPECIAL TEACHERS TEACH CORRECTIVE READING IN ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL READING CLINICS. HOMEWORK HELPER PROGRAMS ARE OPERATED IN ELEVEN AFTER-SCHOOL CENTERS. ENRICHMENT PRACTICES ARE USED IN KINDERGARTEN. FOUR CLASSES FOR 4-YEAR-OLDS HAVE BEEN STARTED. ATTENDANCE PROGRAMS ARE AIMED AT HELPING POTENTIAL TRUANTS WITH THEIR PROBLEMS TO AVOID EXCESSIVE ABSENTEEISM. SOCIAL WORKERS WORK IN CONJUNCTION WITH MOBILIZATION FOR YOUTH EFFORTS IN CONDUCTING WORKSHOPS IN FAMILY AND SCHOOL RELATIONS. EDUCATIONAL GUIDANCE AND TUTORING SERVICES ARE PROVIDED FOR DROPOUTS IN WORLD OF WORK AND FOR YOUTHS DESIRING TO RETURN TO SCHOOL. EFFORTS ARE MADE TO COORDINATE THE VARIOUS ACTIVITIES AND COMMITTEES BY INCREASED COMMUNICATION IN REGULARLY SCHEDULED CONFERENCES.
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Authoring Institution: Mobilization for Youth, Inc., New York, NY.; New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: MOBILIZATION FOR YOUTH; New York (New York)