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ERIC Number: ED017618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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EDUCATIONAL AND MEDICAL SERVICES TO SCHOOL-AGE EXPECTANT MOTHERS.
Los Angeles City Schools, CA.
AN INTERAGENCY PROGRAM FOR UNWED PREGNANT TEENAGERS IN THE LOS ANGELES PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IS EVALUATED IN THIS REPORT. FUNDED UNDER TITLE I OF THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT, THE PROGRAM IS CONDUCTED IN OR ADJACENT TO SIX LOS ANGELES DISTRICT HEALTH CENTERS. IN ADDITION TO REGULAR MEDICAL AND INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL, THE PROGRAM'S STAFF INCLUDES A COORDINATOR, A CHILD WELFARE AND ATTENDANCE OFFICIAL, A COUNSELOR, AND A SOCIAL WORKER. GIRLS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE IN THE PROGRAM UNTIL ABOUT 8 WEEKS AFTER CHILDBIRTH. IT IS REPORTED THAT AS A RESULT OF THE PROGRAM THERE HAS BEEN A 6 TO 9 PERCENT INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF SUBJECTS PASSED BY THE GIRLS IN THE HEALTH CENTER CLASSES AS COMPARED WITH THE NUMBER PASSED DURING THEIR LAST COMPLETED SEMESTER IN HIGH SCHOOL. THUS THE PROGRAM HAS ENCOURAGED POTENTIAL DROPOUTS TO REMAIN IN SCHOOL TO GRADUATE. AN IMPROVEMENT IN THE GIRLS' PHYSICAL HEALTH AND EMOTIONAL AND SOCIAL STABILITY IS ALSO REPORTED. EVALUATIVE DATA COMPILED FROM STUDENT AND STAFF RATINGS AND FROM STUDENT RECORDS AND OTHER PERTINENT SOURCES ARE PRESENTED IN THE REPORT. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Schools, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Los Angeles); Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I