Clarke School for the Deaf
Includes reports of the chairman, president, guidance program, teacher education department, research department, treasurer, and International Conference. The recent epidemic of rubella throughout the country has produced thousands of deaf children. The Clarke School is expanding to help the babies affected by rubella by establishing a preschool program for early diagnosis and training. Funds for this expansion will be raised through the Second Century Fund. Seniors met President Lyndon B. Johnson at the White House. Of the 173 students who left the Clarke School from 1952-1967 Sixty-eight percent went to private or public high schools, eight percent went to trade schools, eighteen percent went on to business schools, ten percent went to junior college, and sixteen percent attended college. Four hundred alumni attended the three-day eight reunion celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Alumni Association. The Internal Conference on Oral Education of the Deaf was held at the Clarke School and the Lexington School for the Deaf. Dr. Kenneth S. Brown of the National Institute of Dental Research presented a paper on the heredity study.