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ERIC Number: ED001932
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Sep
Pages: 13
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SCHOOL INTEGRATION IN NEW YORK CITY--1964-1965, QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
PROGRAMS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF INSTRUCTION FOR ALL CHILDREN AND TO IMPROVE ETHNIC INTEGRATION OF THE SCHOOLS WERE PRESENTED. INCLUDED WERE PROPOSALS FOR NEW SCHOOL LOCATIONS, FLEXIBLE STUDENT TRANSFER POLICIES, ZONING PLANS, ENCOURAGEMENT OF LOCAL INITIATIVE, AND HUMAN RELATIONS PROGRAMS TO BE CONDUCTED FOR PUPILS, STAFF, AND COMMUNITY. FURTHER STEPS INCLUDED REMOVING THE NINTH GRADE FROM THE TEN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS, REARRANGING FEEDER PROGRAMS FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS TO TWO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS WHERE THE CHANGE WAS ETHNICALLY ADVANTAGEOUS, IMPLEMENTING "SCHOOL PAIRING," INCREASING TEACHER, GUIDANCE COUNSELOR, AND LIBRARIAN STAFFS, REDUCING CLASS SIZE, INCREASING THE QUANTITY OF TEXTBOOKS AND SUPPLIES, IMPROVING EXISTING BUILDINGS, AND ELIMINATING GROUP INTELLIGENCE TESTS. THE"MORE EFFECTIVE SCHOOLS" OFFERED PREKINDERGARTEN CLASSES, SMALL CLASS SIZE, A LARGE STAFF OF SELECTED TEACHERS, AND INTENSIVE GUIDANCE SERVICES. OTHER ACTIVITIES INCLUDED PLANS FOR THE TRAINING AND ORIENTATION OF TEACHERS, AND PREPARATION OF NEGRO AND PUERTO RICAN TEACHERS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS.
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)