ERIC Number: ED100104
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Work-Study Program for Handicapped Children. Final Report.
Butte County Superintendent of Schools, Oroville, CA.
Presented is the final report of a 3-year work study program (funded under Title VI) to increase the employability of 95 mentally or physically handicapped high school students. Project objectives included determination of requirements for 50 local jobs, development of 50 slide-film sets to provide job task information, assessment of student employability, placement and evaluation of qualified students in appropriate paid work stations, project evaluation, and dissemination of project information. Cited are project strengths (such as successful placement of target students), project weaknesses (such as the need for more job qualification profiles), and recommendations (for workshops/conferences and meetings with local school officials). Reported are project results including determination of employment requirements for 57 local jobs, completion of slide-films and audiotapes for 22 jobs, completion of employability assessment of 85 students, and successful performance by 27 students in paid part-time work stations. Commendations by an audit team include praise for the variety of work stations developed. An appendix of project forms is attached. (LH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Butte County Superintendent of Schools, Oroville, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VI