ERIC Number: ED193409
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Urban Youth in the 80s. Fact Sheets 1-4.
This document contains fact sheets on four contemporary issues related to young people, (1) teenage pregnancy, (2) juvenile delinquency, (3) youth tutoring of youth, and (4) youth advocacy. The sheet on teenage pregnancy presents statistics on the teenage birth rate, discusses financial and educational problems faced by teenage parents, and describes three programs (in Atlanta, Albuquerque, and New York) that address these problems. Also listed are sources for information on teenage pregnancy. The fact sheet on juvenile delinquency focuses on educational and social service for delinquent youth and describes four programs that provide such services. The sheet on Youth Tutoring Youth (YTY) programs discusses the effectiveness cf different types of YTY programs and the adaptation of YTY programs to varied school populations (non English speaking and special education students). A list of resources is also provided. Finally, the fact sheet on youth advocacy describes nine national organizations that provide information and services to individuals concerned with the problems of urban and minority youth. (GC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Advocacy, Delinquency, Minority Group Children, Pregnant Students, Resource Materials, Youth Problems
ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, Box 40, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027.
Publication Type: Guides - General; Information Analyses; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY.