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ERIC Number: ED012525
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Sep
Pages: 55
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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AN EMERGING PROGRAM OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATION FOR THE WARWICK PUBLIC SCHOOLS, GRADES 9-12.
CASEY, RAYMOND P.; AND OTHERS
THE DEVELOPMENT OF VARIOUS WARWICK PUBLIC SCHOOLS WORK-STUDY PROGRAMS THROUGH COOPERATION WITH LOCAL BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY LED TO THE CREATION OF THE POSITION OF BUSINESS-INDUSTRY-SCHOOL COORDINATOR (BISC). THE HISTORY OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIS POSITION IS TRACED. QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE COORDINATOR ARE GIVEN, AND BISC DUTIES ARE OUTLINED. SPECIAL EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON A COOPERATIVE PROGRAM FOR MENTALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN. THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BISC TO THE COMMUNITY INVOLVES INTERACTION WITH BUSINESS, LABOR, INDUSTRY, GOVERNMENT, SCHOOL COMMITTEE, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION, GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT, PARENT, PUPIL, AND TEACHER. GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOL-COMMUNITY RELATIONS ARE PRESENTED. JOB PLACEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES ARE THE DIRECT RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BISC. VARIOUS WORK-STUDY PROGRAMS ARE DISCUSSED. A SPECIAL WORK-EXPERIENCE PROGRAM FOR MENTALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN HELPED TO ALLEVIATE THE DROPOUT PROBLEM. THE CHILDREN WORK AND ATTEND CLASS ON AN ALTERNATE-WEEK BASIS. ORIENTATION PERIODS INCLUDE GUEST SPEAKERS AND FIELD TRIPS IN BOTH OCCUPATIONAL AND SUBJECT-MATTER AREAS. TEN SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES AND FIVE CRITERIA FOR STUDENT SELECTION ARE LISTED. THE BISC WAS ALSO MADE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INVESTIGATION, EVALUATION, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF FEDERAL AND STATE LEGISLATION PERTAINING TO EDUCATION. FEDERAL LEGISLATION APPLICABLE TO THE WARWICK WORK-STUDY PROGRAM IS OUTLINED. A 13-ITEM BIBLIOGRAPHY IS INCLUDED. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Warwick School District, RI.
Identifiers: Rhode Island (Warwick)