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Humaneness Progress Is Seen By School Aide

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Acccpuing toa report 'oy Dr. Robert Potts, human relations ombudsman for the schools, "we are able to give clear indication of movement at the building and systemwide levéis toward accomplishing the over-all objectives of Humaneness in Education." Dr. Potts told the Board of Education this week at Tappan Junior High that broad student, parent and community involvement in the hiring of a superintendent and prinI cipals has been accomplished and the Black Curriculum Commission has had its membership and role adopted by the board and began working wifhin school programs two months ago. His report said the Coalition for the Use of Learning Skills from the University of Michigan has been involved both at Pioneer and Huron High Schools in group tutor. ing and counseling on a small scale. It is expected that this program will be expanded to the junior high level along with the development of the Studies Skills Centers, which are now at the experimental level in the senior high schools. Other signs of implementation of the "Humaneness in Education" report are the planning of an "Innovative Summer School in the Black E.xperience" for this summer, (the líoard has already , made a financial commitment to this program), and programs for in-service training for teachers in individual buildings. One of the outcomes of a facuíj committee working on I the f'Humaneness in EducaI tiorí" report, Potts said, was I a suggestion that parents be [encouraged to visit classes I duning the regular school hay. - - : -