ERIC Number: ED197922
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Reference Count: 0
A Manual on Secondary Education Programs for Migrant Students.
Bardelas, Roberto, Comp.
Designed to provide secondary migrant educators in Oregon with access to model secondary programs for migrant students, this manual describes programs that offer diverse ways to deal with the special circumstances of migrant students. The Secondary Credit Exchange Program transfers credits to the migrant student's home school at the end of each term. The Experience-Based Career Education Program provides students with a fully accredited education that emphasizes basic skills as well as career development. The Portable Assisted Study Sequence Program is a California correspondence program for potential high school dropouts. The High School Equivalency Program is an alternative migrant educational program for persons 17 years or older who have not completed a high school education. Learning House is for students who have been unable to function effectively in the traditional school setting. The purpose of Northwest Chicano Health is to enhance the quality of health care for the Chicano community. Foxfire is a cultural heritage journalism project which uses the community as the source of subject matter and experiences. The Youth Employment and Training Program meets career development and employment needs of farmworker youth. Job Corps helps young people who are out of school, unemployed, or underemployed to obtain job skills training. The Upward Bound Program helps students from low-income families to develop academic skills for completion of high school and encourages post-high school training. The manual lists resource persons for each program. (CM)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Agricultural Education, Career Education, Correspondence Study, Cultural Background, Dropouts, Economically Disadvantaged, Experiential Learning, High School Equivalency Programs, Job Training, Journalism, Migrant Education, Migrant Health Services, Nontraditional Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Content, Secondary Education, Youth Employment
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Compensatory Education Section.
Authoring Institution: Oregon Migrant Education Service Center, Salem.
Identifiers: Chicanos; Foxfire; Oregon; Portable Assisted Study Sequence Program