ERIC Number: ED048078
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar-15
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The New Approach to Consumer Education.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
This summary report of the First Regional Conference brings together comments and discussions of a wide cross-section of interests in consumer education, and will be useful to teachers, curriculum developers, and school administrators alike. Contents include: (1) Consumer Education, A Step in Revitalizing the Curriculum by Gordon Van Hooft; (2) An Inside Look at the Function of the Attorney General's Office with Respect to Consumer Protection and Education by Louis J. Lefkowitz; (3) The Consumer and Congress by Richard L. Ottinger. Included are remarks by Betty Furness and David Schoenfeld. Panel members' remarks cover a wide spectrum of considerations in developing a consumer education program. The sessions of five groups are also reported: social studies, business education, home economics, health, mathematics, science, English, and continuing education. (JLB)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Note: Proceedings of First Regional Conference on Consumer Education