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ERIC Number: ED017359
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar
Pages: 3
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Reference Count: 0
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SCHOOL BELLS FOR MIGRANTS.
BLUBAUGH, RONALD
IN CALIFORNIA, 66 SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN 43 COUNTIES HAVE SOME TYPE OF MIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SUPPLIED $1.4 MILLION IN 1966, WHICH PROVIDED SOME ASSISTANCE TO 10,000 OF THE ESTIMATED 78,000 MIGRANT CHILDREN. A THREE-COUNTY DEMONSTRATION PROJECT CONDUCTED BY 14 SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY PROVIDED--(1) INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION FROM BILINGUAL TEACHER'S AIDES AND LANGUAGE SPECIALISTS, (2) SPECIAL TEXTBOOKS AIMED AT THE PROBLEMS AND DEFICIENCIES OF THE MIGRANT CHILD, (3) FIELD TRIPS, (4) INTENSIFIED INSTRUCTION IN ENGLISH, (5) EVENING TUTORING AND THE USE OF A LIBRARY IN THE MIGRANT HOUSING CAMPS, AND (6) SUMMER CLASSES. EFFORTS ARE BEING MADE TO COORDINATE RECORD TRANSFER AMONG THE STATES OF CALIFORNIA, TEXAS, ARIZONA, OREGON, AND WASHINGTON. CALIFORNIA'S DATA PROCESSING CENTER AT SACRAMENTO IS BEING UTILIZED AS A CENTRAL RECORDS REPOSITORY. THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN "AMERICAN EDUCATION," MARCH 1968, PP. 5-7. (SF)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: ARIZONA; CALIFORNIA; OREGON; TEXAS; WASHINGTON