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ERIC Number: ED010743
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE SCHOOL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM.
SHALEN, MARCIA
A NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM HAS BEEN IN OPERATION SINCE 1956 TO RECRUIT, TRAIN, AND SUPERVISE LAY CITIZENS IN ASSISTING TEACHERS AND TUTORING STUDENTS ON A REGULAR WEEKLY OR BIWEEKLY BASIS DURING THE 9-MONTH SCHOOL YEAR. THE DOCUMENT DESCRIBES (1) THE STRUCTURE AND SERVICES OF THAT PROGRAM, (2) THE SELECTION OF SCHOOLS, (3) THE INTERVIEWING, TRAINING, PLACEMENT, AND SUPERVISION OF THE APPLICANTS, AND (4) A DESCRIPTION OF THE PRESENT OFFERINGS, DISCUSSED WITH RESPECT TO THEIR HISTORY, VOLUNTEER TRAINING NEEDED, PROGRAM PHILOSOPHY, AND WORK OF THE VOLUNTEERS. THOSE OFFERINGS WHICH ARE DISCUSSED INCLUDE "THE READING HELP PROGRAM,""THE CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH PROGRAM," AND "THE EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM." A NEW "SUMMER PROGRAM" IS BRIEFLY PRESENTED. THE SCHOOL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM PROVIDES SERVICES FOR CHILDREN IN PREKINDERGARTEN THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL. (RB)
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH PROGRAM; New York (Brooklyn); New York (New York); READING HELP PROGRAM; SCHOOL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM