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ERIC Number: ED012665
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Mar
Pages: 10
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Reference Count: 0
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MIGRANT DAY CARE PROGRAM, 1961.
NAYLOR, NAOMI L.
WITH THE COOPERATION OF VARIOUS COMMUNITY AGENCIES AND WITH FEDERAL AID FROM THE PUBLIC WELFARE DEPARTMENT, SEVERAL MIGRANT CHILD CARE CENTERS WERE ESTABLISHED BY PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY IN THE CENTRAL PART OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA. STAFFS WERE COMPOSED OF DIRECTORS AND EXPERIENCED TEACHERS FROM PRESCHOOL AND ELEMENTARY EDUCATION. PROGRAMS PROVIDED FOOD AND TAUGHT INDIVIDUAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND TABLE MANNERS. THE CHILDREN ENJOYED THEIR FIELD TRIPS, AND IMPROVED BEHAVIORAL PATTERNS WERE OBSERVED. RESULTS INDICATED THAT THE PROGRAMS WERE CONSTRUCTIVE AND EFFECTIVE. COMMUNITIES HELPED THE PROGRAM BY PROVIDING VOLUNTEERS, HOUSING FOR THE CENTERS, EQUIPMENT, COMMUNITY CONTACTS, STORAGE SPACE, DISCOUNTS ON FOOD AND SUPPLIES, AND STAFF HOUSING. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Coll. of Human Development.
Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE