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ERIC Number: ED014783
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep-4
Pages: 15
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Reference Count: 0
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WHAT CHICAGO DOES FOR THE MOBILE FAMILY.
CANNING, WILLIAM M.
CHICAGO HAS IMPLEMENTED A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE QUALITY EDUCATION FOR PUPILS IN MIGRANT FAMILIES. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION HAS UTILIZED THESE RESOURCES--(1) THE DISTRICT 11 PROJECT, A THREE-PART PROGRAM ENCOURAGING YOUNG PEOPLE TO REMAIN IN SCHOOL, (2) AFTER SCHOOL READING CLASSES, (3) THE CONTINUOUS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, AN EXPANDING, UNGRADED PRIMARY PROGRAM, (4) THE PRESCHOOL CURRICULUM, NOW UNDER THE AUSPICES OF PROJECT HEAD START, (5) THE URBAN YOUTH PROGRAM, FOR PEOPLE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16 AND 21 WHO ARE NOT IN SCHOOL OR AT WORK, (6) THE COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM, SEVERAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS WITH A WORK STUDY APPROACH, (7) THE SOCIAL CENTERS PROGRAM OF LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES, AND (8) THE IMPACT PROGRAM, AN INTENSIVE PROJECT ATTACKING PROBLEMS OF TRUANCY AND NONATTENDANCE IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. AMONG OTHER PROGRAMS IN EFFECT ARE CHILD-PARENT EDUCATIONAL CENTERS, EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE CENTERS, HELP FOR NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING PUPILS, AFTER SCHOOL LIBRARIES AND SPEECH CLINICS, A CULTURAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM, A HIGH SCHOOL ORIENTATION DAY, AND A BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVE. NEW APPROACHES ARE CONSTANTLY BEING SOUGHT TO IMPROVE AND SUPPLANT THE EXISTING PROJECTS. THIS PAPER WAS PRESENTED AT THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, WASHINGTON, D.C., SEPTEMBER 4, 1967. (PR)
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Identifiers: PROJECT HEADSTART