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ERIC Number: ED002482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Oct
Pages: 31
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PRELIMINARY REPORT CONFERENCE ON SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PREVENTION AND CONTROL, WASHINGTON, OCTOBER 30-31, 1963.
AFTER PRELIMINARY COMMENTS BY THE SECRETARY OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE AND THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, THE FIRST WORKING SESSION FOCUSED ON TWO TYPES OF SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS. PREVENTION WAS EMPHASIZED IN ALL DETROIT PROJECTS, SUCH AS PRESCHOOL, SCHOOL-HOME INVOLVEMENT, READING INSTRUCTION, CURRICULAR MODIFICATION, CULTURAL ENRICHMENT, AND REMEDIAL PROGRAMS, TO CORRECT ENVIRONMENTAL DEFICIENCIES OF DISADVANTAGED YOUTH. THE HIGHER HORIZONS PROGRAM IN NEW YORK PLACED SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON RAISING THE SELF-IMAGE OF THE PUPIL. THE SECOND WORKING SESSION FOCUSED ON PROGRESS AND THE PROSPECT OF MEETING PROBLEMS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY THROUGH REMEDIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS, INSERVICE TEACHER EDUCATION, CULTURAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS, SCHOOL-COMMUNITY RELATIONS, AND WORK-EDUCATION PROGRAMS. IN THE FOURTH SESSION, EDUCATIONAL INNOVATIONS AND PILOT ACTION PROGRAMS WERE PRESENTED INCLUDING DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS FROM NEW YORK'S MOBILIZATION FOR YOUTH, CLEVELAND'S COMMUNITY ACTION FOR YOUTH, AND NEW HAVEN'S COMMUNITY PROGRESS, INC. THE FIFTH SESSION HAD AS ITS SUBJECT "DELINQUENCY PROJECT EDUCATION ACTION PROGRAMS" AND "TENTATIVE EDUCATION ACTION PLANS." PROGRAMS IN CHARLESTON, CHICAGO, LOS ANGELES, AND MINNEAPOLIS WERE CONSIDERED. SUGGESTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS WERE INCLUDED.
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Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA