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ERIC Number: ED001497
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 5
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MEXICAN-AMERICAN EDUCATION COMMITTEE OF METROPOLITAN LOS ANGELES.
THE STATEMENTS OF PHILOSOPHY AND POLICY OF THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN EDUCATION COMMITTEE INCLUDED (1) ACCEPTING THE PURPOSES OF EDUCATION IN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY AS DEFINED BY THE EDUCATIONAL POLICIES COMMISSION AS BASIC PRINCIPLES, (2) RECOGNIZING THE "CULTURE WITHIN A CULTURE" CONCEPT, AND (3) RECOGNIZING THAT THE FUNCTION OF THE SCHOOL IS TO PERPETUATE THE CORE OF VALUES AND INSTITUTIONS OF THE PARTICULAR CULTURE. TO HELP THE ACCULTURATION PROCESS, THE "SCHOOL-COMMUNITY IDEA" SHOULD BE CONSIDERED IN GREATER DEPTH AND CULTURAL AWARENESS AND SELF-IMAGE SHOULD BE STRENGTHENED. SPANISH SHOULD BE TAUGHT AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE ON THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LEVEL, A PROGRAM OF COMPENSATORY EDUCATION SHOULD BE INSTITUTED, AND BILINGUAL TEACHERS, COUNSELORS, AND ADMINISTRATORS SHOULD BE HIRED.
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Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Los Angeles)