Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on September 20, 1974 · Page 16
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 16

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 20, 1974
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Norfhwwfl ArVapwu TIMW, Frfcfay, 8«pt. 20, FAVKTTCV1I.I.I, ARKANSAS JCtww (ew, SdooU The Fayetleville School District's Community Education Program is beginning its second year of operation. This program was jointly funded last year for a three-year period by the Levi ; Strauss Foundation through the local plant and the Mott Foundation for Community Education or Flint, Mich. Community : philosophical education is a concept which serves the entire community by providing for all of the edu- ' ' ' '' oE its It is cational needs of all community residents. conducted in the Community School, which is a return to the concept of the "Little Red Suhoolhouse" where all community functions and meetings are held in the local school buildings. The schools are built with public funds and are therefore '. made available for use by tiie public. Public use of the Fay, ettevitle schools is not new with the initiation of a Community Education Department. Schools have been open to community resident; for m a n y years through Adult Education classes and use by various other business and civic groups. . THE FUNCTION of community education is to be the coordinator and facilitator of alt existing programs and activities in an effort to expand without duplicating service through use of the schools. Communitv education is therefore the school- community l i n k t o encourage greater use of all educational facilities, to bring about more educational programs for all the members of the community, and aid in any way possible involvement by the community in community development and problem solving. The first year of the Community Education Program has »en spent in the area of adull enrichment program expansion nnd acquainting the public with .he concept. This'has been es- .ablished through programs such as quilting, needlepoint belly dancing, 'woodcarying photography, and tole painting. THE SECOND year o operation will concern itsel with an effort to increase cdu cational and enrichment offer ings for the students at the ele menlary and secondary levels This will be accomplished bj participation and inyolvemen of students, faculties, and Parent-Teacher Associations ti provide a program of activities based on the interests aiv desires of the individuals fo whom the activities will offered. The total concept of commur ity education involves muc ! more than only those activitie or scheduled classes organizer by the school. Involvement o people and the coordination o that involvement into a singl common goal of communit. awareness and togetherness i the purpose of community edu cation using the school facilitie as a base of operation. functions no' our schools tha EXISTING operating in are encompassed under th umbrella concept of. communit education include Boy. an Girl Scout meetings, 4-H pro grains, summer playground ac tivities operated by the city Men's Independent Basketba League, Square Dance Clu meetings, local business annua employe dinners, and civic clu annual benefits. Community education is a all-encompassing concept o fered by the school district I community residents for th total betterment of Fayelteville Wins Judgment Tears are welling in the eyes counselor. In trial of her suit of actress Doris Day Wedncs- against Jerome Rosenfhal day as she talks about $22 w h i c h lasted about six million awarded her in a Los months, Miss Day contended Angeles Superior Court in a she had lost the money judgment against her former through investments made by attorney a n d investment Hosenlha!. (AP Wirephoto) IBUHIUU^ Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Friday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 1974. There are 102 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history! On this date in 1519, the Portuguese navigator, Ferdinand Magellan, set out from Spain Tucker Issues Handicaped Schooling Rule LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Atty. Gen. Jim Guy Tucker had found no legal barriers Wednesday to the use of state funds to reimburse private centers for the education of handicapped children. Rep. Henry J. Oslerloh of with five ships on his global North Little Rock had request- voyage to find a western passage to the Indies. On this date -In the year 480 B.C., the ed an attorney general's opinion on the matter. On Sept. 9, the Arkansas Education Board adonted a now Greeks defeated the Persians in policy that will allow part of the naval Battle of Salamis in! the S3.5 million appropriated the Aegean Sea. In 1565, Spaniards massacred French Huguenots at Port Royal, Fla. In 1870, national unification of Italy was achieved. In 1881, Chester Arthur took the oath as the 21st President of the United States after the death of President James Garfield. In 1938, a hurricane swept over parts of New Jersey, New York and New England, taking nearlv 700 lives. In 1067, the British luxury liner, Queen Elizabeth II, was launched Ten years ago: French President Charles de Gaulle began a trip to ten South American na- Lions. Five years ago: A South Vietnamese airliner and a U.S. Air Force jet collided near Da Nang airbase in South Vietnam, killing 64 Vietnamese. One year ago: The British- French supersonic airliner. Concorde, made its first landing in the United States -- at the dedication of the Dallas- Fort Worth International Airport. (XPERT WATCH RIPAIH * ' * * ' ' * ' / k- SWIFTS R Nartk ~\^ J«»iU^ ,JJVw*«. for aid to school districts for special education this year to be spent at private day care centers for handicapped children. Several school districts without facilities or staff for specia education for handicapped children may contract with private centers. Arkansas has about 8i such centers. The legislature has mandated schools to provide the same financial effort on behalf of handicapped children as on other children. Oslerloh asked whether the payment of grant-in-aid funds by the slate to a cooperative o schoor districts, which, in turn, contracts with a private center, constituted a payment of state funds to a private institution in violation of the constitution. Tucker said he did not construe it to be a violation. 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