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ERIC Number: ED001750
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 11
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PROJECTED DESIGN FOR THE HIGHER HORIZONS PROGRAM IN SELECTED SCHOOLS.
SILVERMAN, ABRAHAM
THE PURPOSE IS TO RAISE THE EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, AND VOCATIONAL SIGHTS OF ALL PUPILS IN ORDER THAT THEY MAY HAVE BETTER OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCEMENT IN SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC LIFE. THE PROJECT AIMS ARE CARRIED OUT THROUGH EMPHASIS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS--CURRICULUM ENRICHMENT, CULTURAL EXPERIENCES, REMEDIAL INSTRUCTION, TEACHER WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS, IDENTIFICATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF TALENT, PUPIL COUNSELING, GROUP GUIDANCE, TESTING, AND PARENT WORKSHOPS AND COUNSELING. DISTRICTS 16 AND 17 (BRONX) EMPLOY THE SERVICES OF A NUMBER OF SPECIALIZED PERSONNEL. EVERYTHING RELATED TO THE PROJECT IS CLEARED AND COORDINATED THROUGH THE OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT. UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF THE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT, THE PROJECT COORDINATOR ACTS AS LIAISON BETWEEN THE DISTRICT OFFICE AND THE SCHOOLS, AND VISITS SCHOOLS TO OBSERVE THE PROGRAM IN ACTION. THE SCHOOL PROJECT TEACHER ACTS IN A CONSULTATIVE CAPACITY, WORKS WITH TEACHERS, COORDINATES TRIPS, GIVES DEMONSTRATION LESSONS, AND ACTS AS LIAISON BETWEEN SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY. THE DISTRICT GUIDANCE COORDINATOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSISTING TEACHERS IN THE INTERPRETATION OF TESTS DATA, MAKING GUIDANCE MATERIALS AVAILABLE TO SCHOOL COUNSELORS AND HELPING TAP COMMUNITY RESOURCES. OTHER SPECIAL PERSONNEL INVOLVED IN IMPLEMENTING THE AIMS OF HIGHER HORIZONS ARE--THE DISTRICT COMMUNITY COORDINATOR, ATTENDANCE TEACHERS, AUXILIARY TEACHERS, CORRECTIVE READING TEACHERS, DISTRICT STAFF COORDINATORS, AND TEACHER TRAINING CONSULTANTS.
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Bronx, NY. District 17-18.
Identifiers: New York (New York)