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ERIC Number: ED014140
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Aug-30
Pages: 267
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS CONFERENCE (NEW YORK, JUNE 16-18, 1966). TECHNICAL REPORT.
National Urban League, Inc., New York, NY.
PROCEEDINGS ARE REPORTED OF A CONFERENCE HELD JUNE 16-18, 1966, IN NEW YORK CITY BY THE U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION AND COSPONSORED BY THE NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE AND TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, TO CONSIDER INTEGRATED QUALITY EDUCATION. ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE FROM 76 URBAN LEAGUE CITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY WERE 84 SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS, 75 BOARD OF EDUCATION PRESIDENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES, 74 URBAN LEAGUE EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS, AND 71 URBAN LEAGUE BOARD PRESIDENTS, AS WELL AS 32 NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL AUTHORITIES. THE CONFERENCE WAS DESIGNED TO CREATE A CLIMATE FOR COOPERATIVE COMMUNITY PLANNING AND DIALOGUE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION AS IT SERVES THE DISADVANTAGED AND TO DEAL CONSTRUCTIVELY WITH PROBLEMS RELATED TO INTEGRATED QUALITY EDUCATION. THE GOAL OF PUBLIC EDUCATION WAS DEFINED AS ALTERING THE CHARACTER AND QUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY WHICH CHILDREN RECEIVE THROUGH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM SO THAT ALL STUDENTS ARE PROVIDED WITH EQUAL INCENTIVES TO SUCCEED AND A SENSE OF INTEGRATED ACCEPTANCE IS FOSTERED IN EACH STUDENT. SPECIAL ATTENTION WAS GIVEN TO (1) DEVELOPING INDIVIDUALIZED APPROACHES FOR EDUCATING CHILDREN OF DIFFERING CAPABILITIES, (2) DETERMINING WAYS TO TEACH STUDENTS WITH VARYING EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL BACKGROUNDS WITHIN THE SAME CLASSROOM, AND (3) PRESCRIBING WAYS THE COMMUNITY CAN ASSIST SCHOOL OFFICIALS IN SECURING RESOURCES TO ACHIEVE THE FIRST TWO GOALS. EIGHT SUMMARY RECOMMENDATIONS FORMULATED BY WORKSHOP GROUPS OUTLINE STEPS REQUIRED FOR THE ACHIEVEMENT OF INTEGRATED QUALITY EDUCATION. (JK)
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Authoring Institution: National Urban League, Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)