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ERIC Number: ED019309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 9
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Reference Count: 0
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PROJECT APEX, A PROGRAM FOR EXCELLENCE IN URBAN TEACHER EDUCATION.
New York Univ., NY. Project APEX.
THIS REPORT BRIEFLY OUTLINES PLANS FOR A NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PROJECT TO TRAIN 60 NEGRO, PUERTO RICAN, AND WHITE DISADVANTAGED HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES TO TEACH IN SLUM SCHOOLS AND SERVE AS ROLE MODELS FOR OTHER DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS. PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS WILL BE PAIRED, HOUSED, AND TRAINED WITH 60 "PEACE-CORPS-TYPE" GRADUATE ASSISTANTS. ABOUT 15 HOURS PER WEEK WILL BE SPENT IN WORK-STUDY ACTIVITIES, SUCH AS SERVICE IN THE SLUM COMMUNITY, AND STUDENTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN SUMMER PROGRAMS. A SPECIALLY CONSTRUCTED CURRICULUM WILL OFFER STUDENTS REMEDIAL AND ACADEMIC WORK, AND SMALL GROUP SEMINARS AND INDIVIDUAL TUTORIALS WILL BE SCHEDULED. SMALL GROUP COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE AND SUPERVISION WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY. Project APEX.
Identifiers: New York (New York); NEW YORK UNIVERSITY