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ERIC Number: ED002050
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Dec
Pages: 24
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TOWARD QUALITY SECONDARY EDUCATION--RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE REORGANIZATION OF THE NEW YORK CITY HIGH SCHOOLS.
New York City Public Schools, Brooklyn, NY.
RECOMMENDATIONS WERE DIVIDED INTO SUGGESTIONS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION AND ACTION FOR LONG-RANGE EFFECT. THE SUGGESTIONS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION INCLUDED RETAINING THE 6-3-3 ORGANIZATION OF THE SCHOOL, EXPERIMENTING WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL, AND SETTING UP TWO EXPERIMENTAL 4-4-4 COMPLEXES. INTEGRATION PLANS INCLUDED REVIEWING ZONES AND CHANGING FEEDER PATTERNS, STRENGTHENING FREE CHOICE AND OPEN ENROLLMENT PROGRAMS, DEVELOPING SPECIAL SCHOOLS, AND ESTABLISHING AFTER-SCHOOL AND SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR ENRICHMENT. PLANS FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION INCLUDED EXPERIMENTING WITH TWO-PERIOD AND THREE-PERIOD SHOP PROGRAMS, DEVELOPING SHORT OCCUPATIONAL COURSES FOR POTENTIAL DROPOUTS, EXPANDING THE WORK-EXPERIENCE PROGRAM TO MAKE VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS AVAILABLE AFTER SCHOOL FOR PREEMPLOYMENT TRAINING OF UNEMPLOYED PERSONS, ESTABLISHING A "SKILL CENTER" FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTH, AND PROVIDING SPECIAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND VOCATIONAL COUNSELING FOR DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS. THE LONG-RANGE PROGRAMS INCLUDED CONSTRUCTING NEW HIGH SCHOOLS, EVALUATING THE 6-3-3, 4-4-4, 4-3-4 SCHOOL ORGANIZATIONS, AND ESTABLISHING PROGRAMS TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY FOR STUDENT TRANSFERS BETWEEN ACADEMIC AND VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE 11TH AND 12TH GRADES.
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Authoring Institution: New York City Public Schools, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)