ERIC Number: ED101878
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Oct
Para Los Ninos -- For the Children: Improving Education for Mexican Americans.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights conducted the Mexican American Education Study between 1969 and 1974. Drawn from the published and unpublished findings of this study, this report discusses the education of Mexican Americans in the 5 Southwestern states of Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas, where about 85 percent of all Chicanos live. Additional material was obtained from interviews with students, parents, and educators throughout the Southwest. Topics discussed are: (1) the first day of school for a Chicano; (2) what students feel; (3) what teachers expect of Chicanos; (4) what schools are doing; and (5) bilingual/bicultural education. The report of the Mexican American Study are listed. (NQ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitude Change, Bilingual Education, Counselor Attitudes, Educational Attitudes, Educationally Disadvantaged, Mexican Americans, Self Concept, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.