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ERIC Number: ED012636
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Sep
Pages: 102
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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REPORT OF CHICO STATE COLLEGE GRIDLEY FARM LABOR CAMP, SUMMER PROJECT (1964).
HOWSDEN, ARLEY L.; AND OTHERS
A SUMMER SCHOOL AND CHILD CARE CENTER WAS OPERATED BY CHICO STATE COLLEGE AT A FARM LABOR CAMP IN GRIDLEY, CALIFORNIA. THE SUMMER SCHOOL WAS TAUGHT BY COLLEGE STUDENTS AND OFFERED CLASSES AT ALL LEVELS. THESE CLASSES, WITH AN AVERAGE DAILY ATTENDANCE OF 68.15, SOUGHT A POSITIVE SELF-IMAGE AMOUNG THE MIGRANT CHILDREN BY RELATING TO THEM ON AN EMOTIONAL AS WELL AS INTELLECTUAL LEVEL. THE CHILD CARE PROGRAM PROVIDED MEDICAL EVALUATIONS AND MEALS FOR 66 CHILDREN. ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES INCLUDED SPANISH, ENGLISH, SEWING, TYPING, GROOMING, AUTO SHOP, AND WELDING. COMMUNITY RESOURCES WERE UTILIZED TO AUGMENT THE ROSENBERG FOUNDATION GRANT OF $5,500. RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDED THE CONTINUANCE AND EXPANSION OF THE PROGRAM, AND BETTER UTILIZATION OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES. ADDITIONAL REPORTS, CORRESPONDENCE, AND STATISTICS ARE INCLUDED IN THE APPENDIXES. (SF)
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Authoring Institution: Chico State Coll., CA.
Identifiers: BUTTE COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY; Butte County Public Library CA; Gridley Elementary School District CA; Gridley Farm Labor Camp CA; Illinois (Chicago); ROSENBERG FOUNDATION