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ERIC Number: ED020955
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1957
Pages: 49
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BLUEPRINT FOR TALENT SEARCHING, AMERICA'S HIDDEN MANPOWER.
PLAUT, RICHARD L.
THIS PUBLICATION DISCUSSES APPROACHES TO THE SEARCH FOR ACADEMIC POTENTIAL AMONG DISADVANTAGED SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS, PARTICULARLY THE EFFORTS OF THE NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP SERVICE AND FUND FOR NEGRO STUDENTS (NSSFNS) TO MOTIVATE AND FINANCIALLY AID DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS TO ATTEND INTERRACIAL COLLEGES. BETWEEN 1952 AND 1954, THE NSSFNS SOUTHERN PROJECT HELPED 523 SOUTHERN NEGRO STUDENTS TO BE ACCEPTED AT A TOTAL OF 138 INTERGRATED COLLEGES. ALSO DESCRIBED ARE THE STEPS WHICH LOCAL COMMUNITIES MIGHT TAKE TO SEEK AND ENCOURAGE ACADEMIC POTENTIAL AMONG THE DISADVANTAGED. EFFORTS MADE IN THIS DIRECTION BY A COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF NEW YORK CITY EDUCATIONAL, AND SOCIAL ACTION, AND SOCIAL WELFARE ORGANIZATIONS ARE NOTED. THE PROCEDURES AND OBJECTIVES OF THE DEMONSTRATION GUIDANCE PROJECT IN NEW YORK CITY, A 6-YEAR TALENT SEARCH BEGINNING IN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL AND CONTINUING THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL, ARE ALSO OUTLINED. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR 50 CENTS FOR 1 TO 9 COPIES, 35 CENTS FOR 10-49 COPIES, AND 25 CENTS FOR 50 OR MORE, FROM THE NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP SERVICE AND FUND FOR NEGRO STUDENTS, 6 EAST 82ND ST., NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10028. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: National Scholarship Service and Fund for Negro Students, New York, NY.
Identifiers: DEMONSTRATION GUIDANCE PROJECT; New York (New York); United States (South)