ERIC Number: ED019320
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1965-Apr-30
Reference Count: N/A
PROGRAMS FOR THE EDUCATIONALLY DISADVANTAGED.
Los Angeles City Schools, CA. Office of Urban Affairs.
THIS DOCUMENT LISTS PROGRAMS IN THE LOS ANGELES SCHOOLS FOR THE EDUCATIONALLY DISADVANTAGED. ON THE ELEMENTARY LEVEL, THERE ARE PROGRAMS FOR THE EDUCABLE MENTALLY RETARDED, COMPENSATORY EDUCATION, A DIVIDED PRIMARY SCHOOL DAY WHICH ALLOWS FOR MORE INDIVIDUALIZED READING INSTRUCTION, AND AN EXTENDED SCHOOL DAY. ALSO OFFERED ARE REMEDIAL READING PROGRAMS, SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT AND PRESCHOOL CLASSES, SPECIAL RECEPTION SERVICES FOR NEW STUDENTS, AND A SATURDAY SCHOOL. IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOLS, SPECIAL PROGRAMS OFFER TRAINING IN BASIC SKILLS, CORRECTIVE READING, AND "POWER" READING. ALSO INCLUDED ARE CLASSES FOR THE EDUCATIONALLY AND MENTALLY RETARDED, THE SOCIALLY MALADJUSTED, NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING AND FOREIGN STUDENTS, AND ADVANCED PLACEMENT STUDENTS. COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS WITH JUNIOR AND SENIOR COLLEGES ARE AVAILABLE TO SELECTED 12TH-GRADE STUDENTS, AND THERE IS A COMMUNITY-SCHOOL OPPORTUNITY PROJECT. A STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT CENTER HELPS TO PROMOTE SCHOOL SUCCESS. GROUP COUNSELING IS ALSO OFFERED, AND THERE ARE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND AN IN-SCHOOL NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH CORPS PROJECT. FOR ADULTS, THERE ARE PARENT-CHILD PRESCHOOL CLASSES, GERONTOLOGY AND HOME MANAGEMENT CLASSES, AND GUIDANCE, COUNSELING, AND TESTING SERVICES. FOR EACH EDUCATIONAL LEVEL, TABLES LIST PROGRAM LOCATIONS AND SOURCES OF FUNDS. (NH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Advanced Placement Programs, Basic Skills, College School Cooperation, Compensatory Education, Counseling Services, Educational Programs, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Schools, Extended School Day, Mild Mental Retardation, Non English Speaking, Parent School Relationship, Preschool Education, Public Schools, Reading Programs, Secondary Schools, Services, Social Adjustment, Vocational Education
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Schools, CA. Office of Urban Affairs.
Identifiers - Location: California; California (Los Angeles)