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ERIC Number: ED001759
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 1
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HIGHER HORIZONS BULLETIN.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
FOUR PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS ARE HIGHLIGHTED. ONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BEGAN A SPECIAL PROGRAM TO COORDINATE SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SIXTH GRADE. IT HELD PARENT-STUDY GROUPS AND USED RESOURCE PERSONS IN THE CLASSROOM. ANOTHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROVIDED A SPECIAL AEROSPACE PROGRAM. A JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL HAS EFFECTIVELY USED AN ACTIVE SERIES OF PROGRAMS EMPHASIZING NEGRO HISTORY IN THE CURRICULUM. SPECIAL SPEAKERS, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, AND WRITING CONTESTS WERE USED. A FOURTH SCHOOL PROVIDED A SPECIAL "SCHOLARSHIP CLASS" WITH ADDITIONAL EMPHASIS ON ENGLISH, MATH, STUDY SKILLS, AND BROADENING EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL HORIZONS. SOME ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN OTHER SCHOOLS WERE CONSIDERED OUTSTANDING. A SPECIAL SPEAKER ADDRESSED A PARENT-STUDY GROUP IN A FORUM ON HUMAN RIGHTS. ANOTHER SCHOOL PRINTED A BULLETIN GIVING SUGGESTIONS ON EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN ON VOCATION. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WERE EXPLORED BY STUDENTS IN SPECIAL ASSEMBLY PROGRAMS. THIS ARTICLE IS PUBLISHED IN THE "HIGHER HORIZONS BULLETIN," VOLUME 3, NUMBER 2, APRIL-MAY 1965.
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: Higher Horizons Program; New York (New York)