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ERIC Number: ED002193
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Apr
Pages: 15
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GUIDES FOR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS IN PREPARING APPLICATIONS FOR FUNDS FOR PROGRAMS FOR THREE AND FOUR YEAR OLD CHILDREN UNDER THE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ACT, TITLE II-A.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
ADMINISTRATORS ARE ADVISED TO BRING TOGETHER VOLUNTARY AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES IN WELFARE, HEALTH, HOUSING, EDUCATION, AND EMPLOYMENT AS PARTICIPANTS IN DEVELOPING A COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM. AFTER ASSEMBLING ALL AVAILABLE INFORMATION ON THE POVERTY PROBLEM, THEY SHOULD DEVELOP A SET OF PROPOSALS TO ATTACK THE CAUSES OF POVERTY, CHOOSE A SPECIFIC AREA FOR THE PROGRAM, FORM A LOCAL COMMUNITY ACTION ORGANIZATION, AND GET TECHNICAL HELP IF NECESSARY. GUIDELINES ARE GIVEN ON FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED IN ASSESSING LOCAL NEEDS AND SELECTING A PRIORITY LIST OF PROJECTS. ASPECTS OF THE PROGRAM FOR WHICH FEDERAL MONEY IS AVAILABLE ARE LISTED. THE GOVERNMENT WILL PAY UP TO 90 PERCENT OF THE COST OF PROGRAMS FOR THE FIRST 2 YEARS. STANDARDS TO BE MET ARE CONSIDERED UNDER THE FOLLOWING HEADINGS--EVIDENCE OF HEALTH AND SAFETY PROVISIONS FOR CHILDREN, EVIDENCE OF CAREFULLY SELECTED SUPERVISORY, TEACHING, CLERICAL, AND CUSTODIAL STAFF, SELECTION OF CHILDREN BASED ON THE HETEROGENEOUS CULTURAL GROUPING, EVIDENCE OF NEED, AGES, PHYSICAL MATURITY, AND FREEDOM FROM SEVERE PHYSICAL HANDICAPS, SMALL CLASSES AND LOW TEACHER-PUPIL RATIONS, A CHILDREN'S PROGRAM WHICH CONSISTS OF COMPENSATORY EDUCATION AND ENRICHMENT AND IS SUITABLE TO AGE LEVEL, A PROGRAM WHICH INVOLVES PARENTS AND INTERPRETS THE NURSERY SCHOOL AS A SUPPLEMENT TO THE HOME IN THE CHILD'S EDUCATION, PROBLEM-ORIENTED PLANS FOR INSERVICE EDUCATION, SUITABLE AND ADEQUATE EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES, AND CAREFUL BUDGETING.
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: New York (Albany)