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ERIC Number: ED018281
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jul-13
Pages: 18
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Reference Count: 0
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MEXICAN-AMERICAN EDUCATION RESEARCH PROJECT. PROGRESS REPORT, 1967.
PLAKOS, JOHN
THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN EDUCATION RESEARCH PROJECT, DEVELOPED BY THE CALIFORNIA STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, HAS AS ITS PRIMARY AIM THE IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEXICAN AMERICAN PUPILS. TO ACHIEVE THIS OBJECTIVE, MANY INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN SEVERAL UNDERTAKINGS PLANNED SPECIFICALLY TO DEVELOP AND TO IMPROVE THE EDUCATION OF MEXICAN-AMERICAN YOUTH. THIS REPORT PRESENTS A SUMMARY OF EACH OF THOSE UNDERTAKINGS, CENTERED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS--(1) SPECIAL ENRICHMENT SUMMER SCHOOL USING H 200 MATERIALS FOR ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, (2) ASSESSMENT OF VOCATIONAL INTERESTS AND MATURITY OF MEXICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN AND YOUTH, (3) SUMMER PROGRAMS OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, (4) CONFERENCES OF MEXICAN-AMERICAN EDUCATORS, (5) PLANNING FOR AN EXCHANGE OF TEACHERS, INFORMATION, AND MATERIAL, (6) DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROSPECTUS FOR EQUITABLE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING CHILDREN, (7) DEVELOPMENT OF A DOCUMENT FOR EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THE EDUCATION OF MEXICAN-AMERICANS, (8) SURVEY OF MEXICAN-AMERICAN PUPILS IN THE SCHOOL - THEIR STRENGTHS AND NEEDS, (9) CHANGE OF THE CALIFORNIA EDUCATION CODE SO THAT ALL SCHOOLS WOULD NOT BE REQUIRED TO TEACH IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, (10) A STATEWIDE CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION FOR MEXICAN-AMERICANS, (11) ASSESSMENT OF RURAL MEXICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS IN GRADES PRE-SCHOOL THROUGH 12, AND (13) PUBLIC SERVICE AND INFORMATION. (ES)
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Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Los Angeles.
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