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ERIC Number: ED002039
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Oct-22
Pages: 19
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A FIVE-YEAR CRASH PROGRAM FOR QUALITY EDUCATION--AN ATTACK ON UNEMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY THROUGH IMPROVED EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
NOTING THAT THE WELFARE OF INDIVIDUAL CITIZENS AS WELL AS THE WELFARE OF THE CITY, STATE, AND NATION DEMANDS THAT THE VICIOUS CYCLE OF INSUFFICIENT EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES, UNEMPLOYMENT, AND POVERTY BE BROKEN, THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF NEW YORK CITY PROPOSED A 5-YEAR EMERGENCY PROGRAM FOR QUALITY EDUCATION. THE PROGRAM INCLUDES PLANS FOR THE ELIMINATION OF PART-TIME INSTRUCTION, THE REDUCTION OF CLASS SIZE, AND A GENERAL EXPANSION OF EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS. SPECIFIC AREAS OF NEED DEMANDING GREATEST EXPANSION ARE A 5-YEAR BASIC SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM, ADDITIONAL SPACE FOR HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS ON SPECIAL SCHEDULES, ADDITIONAL SPACE FOR REDUCTION IN CLASS SIZE, ADDITIONAL SPACE FOR EXPANSION OF THE "MOST EFFECTIVE SCHOOLS" PROGRAM, ADDITIONAL SPACE FOR EXPANSION OF THE PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAM, AND ADDITIONAL SPACE FOR GUIDANCE AND AUXILIARY SCIENCES. A PARELLEL EXPANSION IS PLANNED IN OPERATING EXPENSE BUDGETS.
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: New York (Brooklyn)