Date of Award
Master of Education (MEd)
Special Education and Rehabilitation
In the spring of 1968 this writer was assigned to teach a group of seventh, eighth and ninth grade students who had been labeled Educable Mentally Retarded at Lincoln Junior High School. The students ranged from twelve to sixteen years of age, and many of them were from lower income homes.
In attempting to set up a work-study program the administration had decided that they preferred a work-study orientation program for these pupils. It was hoped that this type of program would motivate the students to become more involved in the school program.
Christensen, Jay Elmo, "A Work-Study Program for Educable Mentally Retarded in Lincoln Junior High--Salt Lake City, Utah" (1972). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 664.