ERIC Number: ED038344
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
The Binational Schools: A Planning Base For Schools in Colombia and Haiti.
Orr, Paul G.; Seaquist, Robert G.
This publication contains descriptive information on a group of seven American-type schools (N-12) in Colombia and Haiti. Chapter 1 establishes the historical context in an overview of the American school abroad, especially in Latin America. Included is discussion of the types, characteristics, origins, roles, and functions of these parent-cooperative or community-sponsored schools whose major objective is to provide an American-equivalent education for dependents of U.S. civilian personnel abroad and for those Nationals desirous of such an education. Chapter 2 discusses the need for planning in such schools particularly with reference to philosophy, clientele, and cross-cultural experiences. Chapter 3 contains factual description of the seven schools which constitute the Association for Colombian-American Bi-National Schools. Included is data on enrollment, admission regulation and requirements, instructional program, student organizations, educational intentions of seniors, policy making and administration, faculty committees, legal status, recognition-accreditation status, recruitment and salaries, educational preparation and qualification of instructional staff, nationality of teaching and staff personnel, improvement of professional personnel, faculty required, and school finances. (SP 003 729 and SP 003 738 are related documents.) (JS)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama Univ., University. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: Colombia; Haiti