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ERIC Number: ED002394
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Sep
Pages: 7
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BETTER TOMORROW FOR THE URBAN CHILD.
Flint Board of Education, MI.
DESIGNED TO HELP THE INNER-CITY CHILD BECOME A MORE EFFECTIVE CITIZEN, BOTH EDUCATIONALLY AND SOCIALLY, THROUGH THE USE OF ADDITIONAL HUMAN AND MATERIAL RESOURCES AND A REALISTIC CURRICULUM, THE PROGRAM INVOLVED RAISING AND IMPROVING STUDENT SELF-IMAGE AND PERFORMANCE. THE PROGRAM CONCENTRATED IN SIX MAJOR AREAS--A PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAM, INSERVICE TEACHER TRAINING, A HEALTH PROGRAM, CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, ENRICHMENT THROUGH THE COMMUNITY-SCHOOL PROGRAM, AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS. TEACHERS WERE PAID PARTIAL TUITION FEES TO TAKE SPECIFIC COURSES DESIGNED TO UPGRADE INSTRUCTION AND DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE NEEDS OF THE URBAN CHILD. WORKSHOPS WERE SCHEDULED AND FUNDS PROVIDED FOR CONSULTANTS, SPECIAL CONFERENCES AND VISITATIONS WERE ARRANGED FOR STAFF ATTENDANCE.
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Authoring Institution: Flint Board of Education, MI.
Identifiers: Michigan (Flint)