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ERIC Number: ED014201
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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DUAL USE OF SCHOOL FALLOUT SHELTER SPACE.
SAYERS, JOHN
THIS REPORT DISCUSSES CONSIDERATIONS IN THE USE OF FALLOUT SHELTER SPACE FOR NORMAL SCHOOL ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR FALLOUT SHELTERS AND PROBLEMS RELATED TO WINDOWLESS ROOMS. THE PRESENT LACK OF INFORMATION ABOUT PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS RELATED TO WINDOWLESS ROOMS IS MENTIONED. THE BEST USES FOR WINDOWLESS SPACE ARE NOTED--(1) CAFETERIAS, (2) LARGE-GROUP INSTRUCTION, (3) AUDIO-VISUAL, (4) HEALTH, (5) ADMINISTRATION, AND (6) SHOWER AND LOCKER ROOMS. THE PROS AND CONS OF DUAL USE OF SHELTER SPACE ARE CONSIDERED. THE CONCLUSIONS INDICATE (1) BASIC CLASSIFICATIONS OF SCHOOLS AS TO THEIR SHELTER POTENTIAL, AND (2) IMPORTANT FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDES (1) THE RELATIVE COSTS OF SINGLE USE AND DUAL USE FALLOUT SHELTERS IN SCHOOLS FROM AN ACTUAL CASE STUDY, (2) A LISTING OF SCHOOLS WITH DUAL USE OF FALLOUT SHELTER AREAS AND SCHOOLS WITH WINDOWLESS CLASSROOMS, AND (3) A LETTER DESCRIBING SCHOOL AID FOR FALLOUT SHELTER CONSTRUCTION. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: New York