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ERIC Number: ED002254
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961-Sep
Pages: 2
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ON-THE-JOB TRAINING PROGRAM AS PLANNED BY THE GALENA PARK SCHOOLS FOR THE EDUCABLE MENTALLY RETARDED CHILD.
MCGAHAN, F.E.
A BRIEF OUTLINE OF THE PROPOSED PROGRAM FOR TRAINING THE EDUCABLE MENTALLY RETARDED CHILD INCLUDES ON-THE-JOB TRAINING FOR WORK COMMENSURATE WITH THE CHILD'S ABILITIES, PREPARATION BEGINS AT AGE 16 WHEN THE STUDENT ENTERS HIGH SCHOOL. HOUSEHOLD ART, PERSONAL GROOMING, AND ARTS AND CRAFTS ARE HEAVILY WEIGHTED IN THE CURRICULUMS FOR THE GIRLS. SHOP ARTS AND CRAFTS, AND PERSONAL GROOMING ARE EMPHASIZED FOR THE BOYS. THREE SPECIAL TEACHERS ARE INVOLVED--ONE EMPHASIZES THE ACADEMIC PHASE AND COUNSELING, ONE EMPHASIZES PREVOCATIONAL ASPECTS AND ATTITUDES FOR SUCCESSFUL WORK RECORD, AND ONE EMPHASIZES HOUSEHOLD ARTS, PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT, AND PERSONAL GROOMING. ANY OF THE TEACHERS MAY SUPERVISE ON-THE-JOB TRAINING. OTHER PERSONNEL AND FACILITIES ARE UTILIZED WHEN DEEMED NECESSARY. THE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IS GRANTED ON THE BASIS OF SUCCESSFUL JOB TRAINING EXPERIENCE OR THE ABILITY TO HOLD A JOB.
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Authoring Institution: Galena Park Public Schools, TX.
Identifiers: GALENA PARK; TEXAS