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ERIC Number: ED001580
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Mar-31
Pages: 52
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STUDY AND ACTION RELATED TO CIVIL RIGHTS PROBLEMS AND COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
Oakland Unified School District, CA.
AS AN ADDITION TO THE PROGRESS REPORT OF STUDY AND ACTION RELATED TO CIVIL RIGHTS PROBLEMS AND COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAMS, THE REPORT LISTED THE ACTIONS AND ITEMS DISCUSSED IN BOARD MEETINGS AND COMMITTEES RELATED SPECIFICALLY TO CIVIL RIGHTS EDUCATION PROGRAMS FROM JANUARY, 1962 TO MARCH, 1964. SUGGESTIONS TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON SCHOOL NEEDS INCLUDED GOALS AND METHODS OF FINANCING, IDEAS FOR THE SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE, AND SUGGESTIONS FOR THE EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES COMMITTEE. A SUMMARY DIGEST OF A REPORT ON FINANCING PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION DISCUSSED THE AREAS OF THE ECONOMICS OF EXISTING PROBLEMS, FACTORS AFFECTING THE COST OF PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION, AND FUTURE REVENUE REQUIREMENTS. ACHIEVEMENT AND RACIAL COMPOSITION OF SCHOOLS AS WELL AS THEIR CLASS SIZES AND RACIAL COMPOSITION WERE LISTED. THE CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL DIVERSITY ENCOURAGED ITS STAFF MEMBERS TO ACCEPT THE OPPORTUNITY TO DEVELOP GREATER SENSITIVITY TO AND AWARENESS OF THE PROBLEMS RELATED TO CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN OUR SOCIETY AND THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, TO RECEIVE A DELINEATION OF THESE PROBLEMS FROM THE DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES OF A NUMBER OF SPEAKERS AT THE CONFERENCE, AND TO DEVELOP GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF THE VARIOUS SOLUTIONS SUGGESTED ALONG WITH THE RATIONALE AND CONTEXT OF EMOTION AND FEELING IN WHICH THEY WERE OFFERED. THE PROBLEM OF THE LOW ACHIEVER WAS OUTLINED. SOME OF THE SUGGESTIONS FOR HELPING THE LOW ACHIEVER INCLUDED SMALLER CLASSES, HEALTH SERVICE, ASSISTANCE, SUPERVISORS IN SUBJECT FIELDS, COUNSELING, AND AN ADULT PROGRAM.
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Authoring Institution: Oakland Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Oakland)