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ERIC Number: ED019425
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 44
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Reference Count: 0
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THE TRAGIC MIGRATION--SCHOOL DROPOUTS.
STROM, ROBERT D.
INFORMATION ABOUT DROPOUTS IS PRESENTED FOR STUDENTS, TEACHERS, AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS WITH THE HOPE OF INITIATING DISCUSSION, PLANNING, AND ACTION TO FORESTALL THE PROBLEM. OF THE 26 MILLION YOUTH WHO WILL ENTER THE LABOR FORCE BETWEEN 1960 AND 1970, 5.2 MILLION OR 20.2 PERCENT WILL NOT COMPLETE HIGH SCHOOL. THE PROBLEM IS DISCUSSED UNDER THE TOPICS (1) "FAMILY INFLUENCE ON SCHOOL FAILURE" WHICH EXPLORES THE CULTURE OF POVERTY AND THE MIDDLE CLASS EFFECT, (2) "READINESS--A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY" WHICH DISCUSSES THE JOB OF THE HOME, SCHOOL, AND THE TEACHER AND THE INFLUENCE OF THE FAMILY, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY, AND PEER GROUP IN FOSTERING ASPIRATIONS, (3) "EMERGING CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE SCHOOL" WHICH MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING CURRICULUM REVISION, GRADING CONCEPTS, ASSESSMENT OF POTENTIAL, AND LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION, AND (4) "UNIQUE ROLE OF THE HOME ECONOMIST" WHICH DESCRIBES SCHOOL AND NEIGHBORHOOD PROGRAMS AND MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CONTINUING ACTIVITIES IN IMPROVING HOMEMAKING SKILLS, COMMUNITY-SCHOOL RELATIONSHIPS, PARENTHOOD EDUCATION, RELEVANCE OF CLASSROOM INTRUCTION. A BIBLIOGRAPHY IS INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR 75 CENTS FROM DEPARTMENT OF HOME ECONOMICS, NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 1201 SIXTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Home Economics, Washington, DC.
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