ERIC Number: ED033183
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Schools of the Urban Crisis. Task Force on Urban Education Report.
National Education Association, Washington, DC.
The broad outlines of the recommendations for dealing with the urban school crisis presented by the National Educational Association (NEA) Task Force Project are: (1) decentralization and reorganization involving both parents and educators in decision making processes; (2) availability of medical and dental care; (3) individualized instruction; (4) cooperation with police courts; (5) use of instructional materials reflecting different ethnic, economic, racial and social backgrounds; (6) extended use of educational facilities and replacement of inadequate structures with new ones; (7) recruitment and retraining of teachers; and, (8) increased allocation of funds by both state and government. These recommendations are discussed in separate chapters dealing with urban school reorganization, the educational experience, staffing, and financing. (KG)
Descriptors: Community Control, Decentralization, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Ethnic Studies, Federal Aid, Individual Instruction, Instructional Materials, Relevance (Education), School Desegregation, State Aid, Urban Education, Urban Teaching
National Education Association, Publications-Sales Section, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($0.75)
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Education Association