ERIC Number: ED052877
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Equal Educational Opportunity: Hearings before the Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity of the United States Senate, Ninety-First Congress, Second Session on Equal Educational Opportunity, Part 4--Mexican American Education.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity.
Hearings on Mexican American education, held for 4 days in August of 1970 before the Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity, are recorded in this publication. Witnesses before the committee included Mexican American educators from California and Texas. Presentations by these witnesses emphasized such areas as language and culture, educational levels, bilingual education, integration, Federal funding, segregation, student militancy, social activism, home environment, public and political attitudes, school policies, school faculties, community control and involvement, the GI Bill, and educational tracking. "Spanish-Speaking Pupils Classified as Educable Mentally Retarded," a report from the California State Department of Education, is included in the publication. (A related document is ED 045 795.) (JB)
Descriptors: Academically Handicapped, Activism, Bilingual Education, Community Involvement, Educational Discrimination, Educational Opportunities, Federal Aid, Mexican American Education, Mexican Americans, Socioeconomic Influences, Teacher Selection, Testing
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($1.00)
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity.