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ERIC Number: ED002428
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 12
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PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO IMPROVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO CULTURALLY DEPRIVED.
SUMMARIES OF PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THE EDUCATION OF THE CULTURALLY DEPRIVED ARE PRESENTED. IN NEW YORK STATE, A COMPREHENSIVE GENERAL-PURPOSE ALLOTMENT OF FINANCIAL AID IS PROVIDED FOR CITY SCHOOLS. ALSO IN NEW YORK, PROGRAMS ARE BEING CONDUCTED THAT OFFER PREEMPLOYMENT INSTRUCTION FOR POTENTIAL DROPOUTS, THAT OFFER DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS TO IMPROVE EDUCATION FOR CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED PUPILS, AND THAT HELP MALADJUSTED CHILDREN THROUGH IDENTIFICATION AND PREVENTION PROCEDURES. IN WEST VIRGINIA, THERE IS A PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES EDUCATION FOR UNEMPLOYED DROPOUTS DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS. THE PROGRAM IS MANDATORY. IN MICHIGAN, PROGRAMS ARE BEING CONDUCTED THAT USE PUBLICATIONS TO ASSIST IN IDENTIFYING AND HELPING POTENTIAL DROPOUTS, THAT USE TEXTBOOKS WHICH PORTRAY MINORITY GROUPS IN THEIR PROPER HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE, AND THAT PREPARE PUPILS FOR WORK. IN CHICAGO, PROGRAMS ARE BEING CONDUCTED THAT OFFER DROPOUTS ON-THE-JOB TRAINING IN A DEPARTMENT STORE, THAT INCREASE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CULTURALLY DEPRIVED THROUGH EDUCATION PROGRAMS, THAT UTILIZE EXPERIMENTAL VOLUNTARY SUMMER SCHOOLS TO EMPHASIZE INDIVIDUAL NEEDS, AND THAT EMPHASIZE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION. IN DELAWARE, THERE IS A PROGRAM THAT STRESSES A HUMAN RELATIONS APPROACH TO MEET THE NEEDS OF CHANGING NEIGHBORHOODS. IN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, A PROGRAM IS BEING CONDUCTED THAT USES SCHOOL-STUDY CENTERS TO PROVIDE QUIET SPACE FOR STUDY. IN SAN FRANCISCO, A PROGRAM IS BEING CONDUCTED TO MOTIVATE YOUTHS TO DEVELOP VOCATIONAL INTERESTS WHILE DOING PAID WORK. IN PHILADELPHIA, THERE IS A PROGRAM GEARED TO HELP UNWED MOTHERS. IN TEXAS, PROGRAMS ARE BEING CONDUCTED THAT UPGRADE JOBS FOR DROPOUTS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16 TO 20 AND THAT MEET THE NEEDS OF POTENTIAL DROPOUTS.
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