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ERIC Number: ED001503
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 14
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STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY AND POLICY AS THEY PERTAIN TO THE ACCULTURATION AND EDUCATION OF THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN.
LEON, MARCOS DE
A STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES PERTAINING TO THE EDUCATION AND ACCULTURATION OF MEXICAN-AMERICANS WAS PRESENTED. INCLUDED WAS ACCEPTANCE OF THE REALITY OF THE ANGLO-SAXON AND HISPANIC ETHIC IN THE SOUTHWEST, USE OF THIS CULTURAL BUFFER AREA AS A FRAMEWORK FOR ACCULTURATION OF THE TWO GROUPS, AND RECOGNITION OF A FUNCTIONAL THEORY OF CULTURE AS IT RELATES TO THE GROWTH OF HUMAN PERSONALITY. RECOMMENDATIONS TO FURTHER THESE PRINCIPLES INCLUDED THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A COUNSELING PROGRAM. COUNSELORS WERE TO SERVE AS LIAISONS BETWEEN THE SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY, TO STRENGTHEN A STUDENT'S CULTURAL AWARENESS AND SELF-IMAGE, AND TO ESTABLISH A DEFINITE AND SPECIFIC PROGRAM FOR COMPENSATORY EDUCATION. ORGANIZATION OF AN ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM IS RECOMMENDED. ALSO RECOMMENDED WERE ORGANIZATION OF--AN ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM, GUIDANCE AND TESTING SERVICES, AN EXPANDED VOCATIONAL PROGRAM IN THE HIGH SCHOOL.
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