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ERIC Number: ED001757
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 9
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HIGHER HORIZONS PROGRAM.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
THE HIGHER HORIZONS PROGRAM GREW OUT OF THE DEMONSTRATION GUIDANCE PROJECTS, A 6-YEAR PROGRAM TO HELP PREVENT DROPOUTS. EXTENSION OF THESE SERVICES TO OTHER JUNIOR HIGH AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS OF VARIED ECONOMIC STANDING AND TO ALL STUDENTS WITHIN THESE SCHOOLS WAS PLANNED. THE PROGRAM IN 1960-61 INVOLVED 13 JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS AND 52 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS. THE ENTIRE PROGRAM WAS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS AND AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE. A LARGER STAFF WAS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE CURRICULUM ASSISTANTS, SUBJECT AREA SPECIALISTS AND SPECIAL TEACHERS. OBJECTIVES INCLUDE--IDENTIFYING AND STIMULATING STUDENTS' INTERESTS AND ABILITIES, HELPING STUDENTS OBTAIN BETTER CULTURAL EXPERIENCES, HELPING CHILDREN ASPIRE TO HIGH GOALS IN EDUCATION AND OCCUPATIONS, FOSTERING GREATER TEACHER AND PARENT PARTICIPATION AND UNDERSTANDING, ENCOURAGING THE COMMUNITY TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE FOR EDUCATION, DEVELOPING BETTER TRAINED TEACHERS, BETTER TECHNIQUES, BETTER ORGANIZATION, AND BETTER GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING PROCEDURES.
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)