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Pat Riback with high school counselor Berkowitz
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Newspaper article described how U.S. Grant High School grouped students according to their career goals rather than their IQ scores. Instead of offering honors or gifted classes the school had three tracks, regular program for students who planned to get a job or go to a trade school right after graduation; academic program for students who planned to attend college and basic program for those who needed a more remedial track. Berkowitz called it "democratically" because any student could take the academic program no matter their IQ.
Photograph caption dated April 17, 1961 reads, "Student Pat Riback, 16, Decides Future -- Counselor H.A. Berkowitz helps 'democratically.' "
1 photographic print :b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Ulysses S. Grant High School (Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Educational counseling--California--Los Angeles
Student counselors--California--Los Angeles
High schools--California--Los Angeles
Schools--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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