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ERIC Number: ED019521
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
Pages: 12
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Reference Count: 0
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ES '70 REPORT NUMBER 1.
EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM FOR THE SEVENTIES (ES '70) IS A PROGRAM FOR DEVELOPING A NEW COMPREHENSIVE SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM AND ORGANIZATION WHICH WILL--(1) PROVIDE AN INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION FOR EACH STUDENT, (2) BE RELEVANT TO THE ADULT ROLES WHICH HE WILL PLAY, (3) BE ECONOMICALLY PRACTICAL WITHIN AVAILABLE PUBLIC RESOURCES, (4) BE BASED ON BEHAVIORAL AND RELATED SCIENCES, (5) EMPLOY SUITABLE SYSTEMS OF SCHOOL ORGANIZATION, (6) UTILIZE APPROPRIATE EDUCATIONALLY ORIENTED TECHNOLOGY, (7) BE LOCALLY PLANNED AND DIRECTED, (8) BE NATIONALLY COORDINATED, (9) BE FINANCED BY FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL FUNDS, AND (10) BE DESIGNED FOR ULTIMATE AVAILABILITY TO ALL SCHOOL SYSTEMS. THE ES '70 PROGRAM WILL HAVE DIRECT FUNDING BY THE U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION (USOE) WITH ADDITIONAL FUNDS FROM COOPERATING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE AGENCIES. THE PROGRAM RESULTED FROM INITIAL PLANNING BY THE USOE AND A MEETING OF 15 SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENTS IN MAY 1967 WHICH ESTABLISHED AN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF FOUR SUPERINTENDENTS TO GUIDE THE PROGRAM. LOCAL PROGRAM COORDINATORS, ONE NOMINATED BY EACH PARTICIPATING DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT, WERE TO BE PAID BY USOE STARTING IN THE FALL OF 1967. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BUREAU OF RESEARCH, ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF THE PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS NETWORK, AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FUNCTIONS ARE DISCUSSED. PROGRESS REPORTS WILL BE CONTINUED THROUGHOUT THE 5-YEAR PROJECT. THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING, JULY 1967, IS REPORTED IN VT 005 712, AND THE COORDINATOR'S WORKSHOP, AUGUST 1967, AND THE NETWORK CONFERENCE, SEPTEMBER 1967, ARE REPORTED IN VT 005 713. (MM)
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Identifiers: Educational Systems for the Seventies