ERIC Number: ED039292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Project UNIQUE (United Now for Integrated Quality Urban-Suburban Education).
Young, William C.
This Rochester, New York based educational experiment in combining school district, university, and community resources into a Center for Cooperative Action in Urban Education sponsors the following projects described: "The World of Inquiry School" dedicated to integration and self-discovery learning techniques; the urban-suburban transfer program designed to reduce racial isolation; "RISE"--a program to identify and help locate funds for needy students desiring post-secondary education; an Urban Education Major (M.A.) program at the University of Rochester; the Community Teacher Program, a preschool readiness program which involves the cooperation of a community teacher and mothers in home based instruction; "SPAN" (School Parent Advisor to the Neighborhood), a program designed to enhance school-parent cooperation; an inner-city teacher internship program; a Community Resources Council staffed by representatives from business and industry interested in advisory and planning functions; and, the Sibley's Downtown Satellite School which serves to demonstrate self-discovery teaching techniques and also enjoys the teaching services of professionals and tradesmen from the community. [Eight photographic illustrations have been deleted from the document as they will not reproduce. Not available in hard copy due to size of print in original document.] (KG)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Community Involvement, Demonstrations (Educational), Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Educational Innovation, Family School Relationship, Federal Programs, Inquiry, Inservice Education, Itinerant Teachers, Scholarships, School Business Relationship, School Community Programs, School Desegregation, Transfer Programs, Urban Schools
Rochester House of Printing, Rochester, N.Y. ($1.35)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rochester City School District, NY.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title III; Sibleys Downtown Satellite School NY