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ERIC Number: ED002645
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Jan
Pages: 6
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REPORT OF THE 1963 SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN OF MIGRANT PARENTS.
LEBARON, WALTER A.; RUEF, WERNER H.
SUMMER SCHOOLS OF NEW YORK COUNTIES SERVED MIGRANT CHILDREN RANGING FROM 5 TO 14 YEARS OF AGE. THE BUDGET FOR THESE SCHOOLS WAS ALLOCATED BY THE STATE, THE AMOUNT OF THE SCHOOL CENTER BUDGETS VARIED WITH THEIR SIZE, PROGRAM, AND SPECIFIC NEEDS. A TYPICAL BUDGET GUIDE FOR A TWO CLASS CENTER WAS GIVEN. FOUR CENTERS OPERATED STATE SPONSORED CHILD CARE UNITS WHICH ALLOWED THE OLDER CHILDREN TO ATTEND SCHOOL WHILE THE YOUNGER ONES WERE BEING CARED FOR AT THE UNITS. THE CENTERS OPERATED FOR 6 WEEKS, THE DATES COINCIDED WITH THE ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF THE MIGRANT FAMILIES. THE PROGRAMS OF THE SCHOOLS STRESSED READING, WRITING, SPELLING, AND ARITHMETIC. EMPHASIS WAS PLACED ON GOOD HEALTH HABITS. THE NURSE GAVE ASSISTANCE TO ALL CHILDREN AND ARRANGED INNOCULATIONS. THE GROWING CONCERNS OF EDUCATION FOR MIGRANT CHILDREN WERE LISTED. THESE INCLUDED--THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE PROGRAM TO MEET THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF MIGRANT CHILDREN, THE DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHING MATERIALS, REAL EXPERIENCES, AND SCHOOL ACTIVITIES TO STRENGTHEN THE PROGRAM, AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF LIAISON WITH GROWERS, CREW LEADERS, PARENTS, AND INTERESTED LOCAL, STATE, AND NATIONAL AGENCIES AIMED AT FURTHERING THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE MIGRANT PUPILS.
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: New York (Albany)