Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Aug 21 1973, Page 25

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 21, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaEnrolment will hit in Pam i Ico schools Florence morning news tuesday August Florence county school Dis Ricl tvo Ilarina Pani Alico the new school term in increase in faculty. Of the anticipated 91 teachers for the 1973-7-1 year. 10 will be new to the District., according to sup. Verelle m. Dean. The majority of he additions represent changes in the District s curriculum. R a full time speech clinician Hiis Hrcan hired to broaden the audiology program of the District. Six teachers Are being added to work with children who Are educationally Disalv anlage in Reading and math in an emergency school Aid and project. One Home school visitor has also been added to the staff. This year the District is expecting an enrolment of almost 1700 pupils according to Dean. year s enrolment was about i sesame. The estimated operating budget Lor the four school District to not including Federal Money. Plans for a vocational com plex Are being developed according to Dean. Intimated Cost of the facility would he s500.000. Exp Eclid completion Date is september 1975. The District s schools will Upen August 29 Al . For All students except kindergarten children. August 31 will be the first full Day of classes. Kindergarten children will report on this Day. Any student new to die District kindergarten or first Grade students who has not registered should Register at inc school he will attend on any weekday from August 17 to August 24 Elween the hours of 8 Lake City schools open vocational career Center Florence county District three Lake City schools will open their doors to students August 27 to begin the 1973-74 school year. Among the doors opening will to those of a new Library and. Hopefully Hose of a career opportunities Center. The career opportunities Center will offer programs for High school juniors and seniors in building trades automotive mechanics Healing and air conditioning health occupations agriculture mechanics Power sewing and distributive education. The Center s director and the District s Only new administrator is Jakie Strickland. Strickland a graduate of Leinson University and Kasl Tennessee state University has been associated with the area vocational Center at Florence anti was principal of the Hast Clarendon Middle school in Turbeville. There will be an addition of 11 teachers to the staff making the total faculty the increase in staff is primarily due to the organization of the Center according to j. Hushard. District superintendent. A Small increase is expected Over last year s enrolment of 5.110 students. According to supt. Bushardt. The budget will definitely increase los2.-lin.32j. Almost More than last year s total budget. Which is real patient the answer is neither. In the new Allied health programs at Florence Darlington technical Edu cation Center students practice Medicine on each other and on dummies. The classroom above is obviously furnished to Simu late a Hospital room. Other Tec classes Are held in apparent dentist quarters operating rooms and medical laboratories the similarity Between school and the real thing is that All equip ment and supplies used in the Allied health held instruction Are the up to Date items that Tec graduates will encounter and use after completing heir one or two year courses of study. The students above Are receiving training in nursing. They Are fortunate to be in the class according to Tec admissions director Harry Matthews who recommends that area High school pupils seeking health careers Contact Tec in their Junior years order to insure a place in the program As Well As for advice on pre Tec preparation. Photo by Johnny adult education continued from 1 Ajoc and above what Pauli. And. If but scr education reduced the number of welfare recipients it would also Reduci administration for county programs Cost. If education i held eliminate for welfare programs. It would have eliminated in the profess us expenditure of million in the year ending mine in. And the steadily increasing Price lag. Welfare costs Are increasing because of in Lalion. Hut Insl Yalu dents of inc matter seem to agree thai the greatest Cost is attributable. In Hie fact dial . Hie then would seem in.hi1 in transplanting education As that hereditary Factor in. The. K Ducal inn program plays a vital role in the total Educ i final development if school do strict one. The study reports especially in the areas no student dropout and achievement Levels of students enrolled in redistrict it has lowered the dropout Rale by providing educational opportunities for those who i ailed to Complete High school. Bel Ween and 1973. The. Adult program salvaged 21.li per cent of he 3.415 High school dropouts from inc regular school program. In the past years. 73b school dropouts have received diplomas moreover approximately a i cent of ihc1 adult graduates enrol in Posi High school educational programs. There appears to tie a direct correlation Between the level of families and the school dropout. Accor Ding Lolohe 1371-72 study complied by the s. C. Slate department of a Deucalion. Approximately i cent of All school dropouts come from families having less than h High school education. Statistics sic ii for he Suc Cess of the District one adult program showing that from to the number of diplomas or equivalent diplomas awarded Cadi year jumped from 50 to 121. The program has experienced financial As Well As unroll men growth. During the i965-h6 school year the program operated on a budget As compared to a budget Lor the 1si72-7.1 year. From to m169 funds were allocated Only for Basic anti High school programs. These funds have increased each year to a High of si25.000 for he school year 1972-73. In 1971 the school District received two additional adult education Grants. These Grants came from the stale Deparl men of a Deucalion and Molt foundation funds from the slate depart ment of a Deucalion were allocated for the development of a Basic cd Calion component at the Florence manpower training censer. Formerly known As the to Square program. Funds from the Mot i foun Dation were allocated to imply Etc no a comprehensive Community education program for the citizens of Florence. Those fun mtg. .524.000. Were allocated and designated in be spent Over a Chr Cepcar period. During inc school District received a i combination Grant from the slate department of education and department of Guibor to provide training for women Heads of households receiving Public assistance. This program called for work incentive seeks to improve the employment prospects by providing Basic Lun clonal skills needed for Job entry. The school District adult education department applied Lor and received two Grants during the 11172-73 school year. The ii so Grant was for operating a comprehensive education program for families moving into Public housing operated by the Florence housing authority. All adult Are required to participate in programs of consumer education. Basic economics management skills and coun seling. Ivas Tacuri from the governor s Chik development of flick utilizing aka funds to operate five full time child care censers Foi pc school children of adult attending adult Edna tier programs and Chr us. Four and five year old children of working mothers or those seeking gainful employment. Future financial grow in of the adult program will depend upor the availability of slate and Federal funds since no local funds arc used for any adult education programs. In the area of crime. Hit self study reports Hal available information in Florence c Only lends to support persons without sufficient education arc unable to obtain jobs thai will sustain them in the lifestyle they week. There lore they turn to crime to obtain those this lifestyle and to prove to others Hal the Lack of a High school diploma does not necessarily mean they Are stupid. According to inc . Her Cali of census .1070 enumeration. There were 11.343 persons in Florence county with 9 to ii years of schooling. According to the parole Ami probation office persons in this category committed k crimes. Persons with this level of cd Calion comprise 26.7 per cent of inc population but they committed 32.6 per cent of the crimes and the crime Rale increases As the educational level decreases making the likelihood of a High school dropout committing a crime More than i to and a half times As thai of a High school graduate. A further study of probation and parole records and those of the Florence county Public defender indicates Hal persons in the higher education Brackel were either first offenders or had commuted less serious crimes. Putting a Price lag on crime is even More difficult than filing a precise reason. Imprisonment and correction Are infinitely More expensive than education. For instance during 1972 there was an average of 48 persons incarcerated in penal is dilutions within Florence county at an annual of an average of annually for each prisoner. Back to school time. That s when mom needs savings most Penneys shirts the7to14set. In High style for Back to school. Tailored of Penn Prest poly in dark or pastel prims classic sri Rel is Penn Presl poly Broad cloth in White and fashion colors. Too save on boys jeans Sale 439 Reg. 5.49. Boys jeans with flare leg reinforced knee and Iron Pockels. Penn Prest Colton Denim. Assorted colors sizes 6-20. Husky sizes 8-20. 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