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ERIC Number: ED020250
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1959-Dec
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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GREAT CITIES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, A ST. LOUIS PROJECT PROPOSAL. THE SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY WORK-RELATED EDUCATION PROGRAM.
Saint Louis Public Schools, MO.
PROPOSED IS A COOPERATIVE SCHOOL-COMMUNITY PROJECT TO DEVELOP AN EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM FOR DISADVANTAGED YOUTH IN THE INNER CORE OF ST. LOUIS. THE TARGET POPULATION IS A GROUP OF RELUCTANT, UNDERACHIEVING LEARNERS IN THE HIGH SCHOOLS. A SCHOOL-WORK PROGRAM WILL PROVIDE PART-TIME JOBS FOR 300 PUPILS, WHO WILL BE CAREFULLY SUPERVISED. PROJECT PERSONNEL WILL INCLUDE TEACHERS, PARENTS, EMPLOYERS, AND LABOR ORGANIZATIONS. COUNSELOR-WORK COORDINATORS WILL DEVELOP JOB OPPORTUNITIES, PERFORM COMMUNITY RELATIONS FUNCTIONS, AND COUNSEL STUDENTS AND TEACHERS. THEY WILL ALSO SERVE AS LIAISON WITH PARENTS. CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND SOME SPECIALISTS WILL TEACH BASIC SKILLS AND "PRACTICAL ARTS" ON AN INDIVIDUALIZED BASIS. (NH)
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Authoring Institution: Saint Louis Public Schools, MO.
Identifiers: Great Cities Program; MISSOURI; Missouri (Saint Louis)