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ERIC Number: ED016886
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION PROGRAM FOR ADULTS AND OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTH.
Michigan State Dept. of Public Instruction, Lansing.
DETAILED RECOMMENDATIONS ARE GIVEN FOR A PROGRAM OF HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION STUDIES FOR ADULTS AND TEENAGERS IN MICHIGAN. THE BACKGROUND AND THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE DROPOUT PROBLEM ARE REVIEWED, AND THE OPPORTUNITIES AND PROBLEMS (PRINCIPALLY ACCREDITATION AND FINANCIAL POLICY) PRESENTED BY EXISTING PROGRAMS IN MICHIGAN AND CERTAIN OTHER STATES ARE DISCUSSED. CURRICULUM OBJECTIVES (ACQUISITION OF ACADEMIC KNOWLEDGE AND VIABLE JOB SKILLS), TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS AND FUNCTIONS, FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, AND RELATIONSHIP TO THE TOTAL PUBLIC SCHOOL PROGRAM ARE OUTLINED. FINALLY, POLICY SUGGESTIONS ARE LAID DOWN CONCERNING STUDENT ELIGIBILITY, EQUIVALENCY TESTING, GREATER ALLOWANCE FOR PREVIOUS CREDITS AND WORK EXPERIENCE, ISSUANCE OF DIPLOMAS, COUNSELING SERVICES, ADMINISTRATION AND FUNDING, AND OTHER ASPECTS OF PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION. (INCLUDED ARE TEN REFERENCES AND APPENDIXES ON EQUIVALENCY AND ACHIEVEMENT TESTS) (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Public Instruction, Lansing.
Identifiers: MICHIGAN