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ERIC Number: ED012885
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-May-3
Pages: 84
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Reference Count: 0
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GEORGIA STATE PLAN FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS UNDER TITLE I OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACT OF 1965.
Georgia Univ., Athens.
TITLE I OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACT OF 1965 CALLS FOR STATE PLANS FOR COMPREHENSIVE, COORDINATED, AND STATEWIDE SYSTEMS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS. IN THE GEORGIA STATE PLAN THE PROGRAM PURPOSES ARE OUTLINED, THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA IS DESIGNATED THE STATE AGENCY FOR PLAN ADMINISTRATION (INCLUDING ALLOCATING FEDERAL FUNDS TO PARTICIPATING INSTITUTIONS), AND A NETWORK OF AREA CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTERS IS PROVIDED. EXCEPT IN SPECIAL CASES WHEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS CAN BE APPROVED, INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION COMMITTED TO MAKING COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO THE POPULATION WITHIN COMMUTING DISTANCE AND HAVING SUPPORTING STAFF AND FACILITIES WILL BE NAMED AREA CENTERS. LOCAL CITIZENS WILL BECOME COMPETENT TO ASSUME RESPONSIBLE ROLES IN COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT THROUGH BASIC AND SPECIALIZED CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. IN A SERIES OF WORK-STUDY PROGRAMS, LEADERS WILL GAIN UNDERSTANDING OF RESEARCH THEORY AND METHOD AND PRINCIPLES OF COMMUNITY ACTION, AND DEVELOP ABILITIES TO STUDY IN DEPTH COMMUNITY NEEDS AND RESOURCES AND TO PLAN AND IMPLEMENT COMMUNITY PROGRAMS. (DOCUMENT INCLUDES DETAILS OF PROCEDURE, BUDGET, PROGRAM AND INSTITUTIONAL ELIGIBILITY, AND LISTS OF OFFICIALS AND INSTITUTIONS.) (AJ)
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Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens.
Identifiers: GEORGIA; UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA