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ERIC Number: ED014354
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jan
Pages: 217
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR MIGRANT FARM WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. FINAL REPORT, 1965.
SCHELBY, FLOYD A.
A MIGRANT WORKER PROJECT IN CALIFORNIA INVOLVED INDUSTRY, SCHOOL PERSONNEL, OEO, AND PARENTS OF MIGRANT CHILDREN IN THE FORMATION OF A SPECIAL SCHOOL FOR MIGRANT CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS. THE FOUR COMPONENTS OF THE SCHOOL WERE--CHILD CARE CENTERS, PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATION, GRADES 1-8, AND ADULT EDUCATION. THE CHILD CARE CENTER WAS ESTABLISHED TO CARE FOR THE VERY YOUNG WHILE THEIR PARENTS WERE WORKING IN THE FIELDS OR ATTENDING ADULT LITERACY CLASSES. THE PRE-SCHOOL COMPONENT PROVIDED VERBAL STIMULI AND DEVELOPED LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR THOSE CHILDREN WHO CAME FROM DISADVANTAGED, NON-VERBAL HOMES. A MINIMUM CURRICULUM IN READING, WRITING, SPEAKING ENGLISH, AND ARITHMETIC WAS PROVIDED FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 1-8. THE ADULT LITERACY CLASS WAS DIVIDED INTO ONE SECTION FOR ADULTS AND ONE SECTION FOR HIGH SCHOOL AGED STUDENTS. THESE CLASSES CONCENTRATED ON SPEAKING, READING, AND WRITING OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVEMENT OF SUBSEQUENT PROJECTS WERE MADE BY ALL THE STAFF, AND STATISTICAL DATA ARE INCLUDED WHICH SHOW THE SCOPE OF THE PROGRAM. VARIOUS APPENDICES INCLUDE SAMPLES OF ALL FORMS OF STUDENT RECORDS AND TESTING PROCEDURES. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: Merced County Schools, CA.
Identifiers: Weaver Union Elementary School District CA