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ERIC Number: ED013737
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan
Pages: 1
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READING PROGRAMS FOR MEXICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN OF TEXAS.
YOES, DECK, JR.
SEVERAL TITLE 1 PROJECTS IN TEXAS ARE READING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS FOR MEXICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN. EL PASO'S PROJECT SECOND CHANCE PROVIDES EACH CHILD WITH SPECIAL READING INSTRUCTION IN WELL-EQUIPPED READING CENTERS AND AFTER-SCHOOL STUDY CENTERS WITH TUTORIAL AIDES. A PROJECT ON READING RETARDATION, THE DEL RIO PROGRAM, AIMS FOR READING IMPROVEMENT AND THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE THROUGH AUDIO-LINGUAL METHODS. EDINBURGH COMBINES ITS ELEMENTARY REMEDIAL LANGUAGE ARTS AND CORRECTIVE READING PROGRAM WITH THE TEACHING OF SPANISH TO SPANISH-SPEAKING CHILDREN UTILIZING INDIVIDUALIZED READING INSTRUCTION THROUGH INTRACLASS GROUPINGS AND ADAPTED MATERIALS. OPERATING IN 40 TEXAS DISTRICTS, THE TEXAS PROJECT FOR THE EDUCATION OF MIGRANT CHILDREN CONCENTRATES SCHOOLING INTO 6 MONTHS OF DEVELOPMENTAL READING EMPHASIZING ORAL LANGUAGE AND THE MULTISENSORY APPROACH. SAN ANTONIO'S HARLANDALE REPLICATES ALL ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES IN THE SPANISH LANGUAGE ACTIVITIES IN A BILINGUAL FIRST-GRADE PROGRAM. CORPUS CHRISTI HIRES TEACHER AIDES AND CONDUCTS INSERVICE TRAINING IN CORRECTIVE READING THROUGH A STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. ALL THESE TITLE 1 READING PROJECTS BOAST OF BETTER WORK-STUDY HABITS AND IMPROVED READING SKILLS AND ATTITUDES. THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN "THE READING TEACHER," VOLUME 20, JANUARY 1967. (NS)
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Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; Texas Education Agency