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ERIC Number: ED001598
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 14
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A BOLD VENTURE, INTEGRATION IN DEPTH WITH STUDENT POPULATIONS.
Oakland Unified School District, CA.
THIS PROJECT WILL FOCUS ON INCREASING THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN RELATIONS TO FOSTER REAL UNDERSTANDING ACROSS RACIAL LINES. A SERIES OF CLOSELY RELATED PROGRAMS WILL ATTEMPT TO HELP DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN DEVELOP THE SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES NECESSARY FOR FUTURE SUCCESS. INTEGRATION IN DEPTH WILL BE FOSTERED BY COMMON SOCIAL ACTIVITIES AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES AMONG STUDENTS, SCHOOL PERSONNEL AND PARENTS. INCLUDED ARE INTERSCHOOL ACTIVITIES, TEACHER INSERVICE EDUCATION, AND COOPERATIVE PROJECTS WITH COMMUNITY AGENCIES. A REGIONAL DEMONSTRATION LABORATORY WILL BE SET UP TO CONDUCT EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAMS IN EDUCATING DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. FULL-TIME PLANNING PERSONNEL WHO ARE SPECIALISTS IN URBAN AFFAIRS WILL BE ASSIGNED TO SCHOOLS. EMPHASIS WILL BE ON TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, USE OF TEACHING FELLOWS, AND INSERVICE EDUCATION. A PARENT EDUCATION EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM WILL INCLUDE TRAINING TEACHERS TO WORK WITH PARENTS. THE SCHOLARSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM WILL WORK TO IDENTIFY STUDENTS WITH POTENTIAL, ASSIST THEM IN EDUCATIONAL AND CAREER PLANNING AND IN FINDING SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE. DEVELOPMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION SERVICES WILL INCLUDE EDUCATION VIA CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION AND VIDEO TAPE RECORDERS. THE BASIC EDUCATIONAL SKILLS TRAINING CENTER WILL SERVE RECENT OR POTENTIAL HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS, OFFERING INTENSIVE VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE AND A CORE CURRICULUM ON A PART TIME BASIS. AN INTENSIVE ATTACK ON THE DROPOUT PROBLEM WILL CONSIST OF CURRICULAR EXPERIMENTATION AND IMPROVED COUNSELING SYSTEMS. MASSIVE HEALTH SERVICES WILL CONDUCT EDUCATIONAL HEALTH AND REFERRAL SERVICES IN AND OUT OF SCHOOL SITES.
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Authoring Institution: Oakland Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers: California (Oakland)