ERIC Number: ED111572
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Oct-17
Reference Count: N/A
Educator-Lawyer Conference Report (Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 17, 1973).
Casso, Henry J., Comp.; Esquibel, Antonio, Comp.
Sponsored by the National Task Force de la Raza, the conference was attended by prominent lawyers and educators from throughout the United States. The conference was an "exploratory" or "brainstorming" session, designed to identify key issues and to lay the groundwork for techniques and strategy of dealing with various problems. Purpose of the conference was to: (1) review various legal, administrative, and legislative actions having serious implications on the concept of quality and equal education for the culturally and linguistically distinct child; (2) assess the implications and impact of activities and trends against Equal Educational Opportunity for minority groups, particularly the Mexican American and the Puerto Rican; and (3) identify lines of legal and education action and strategy needed to combat such alleged discriminatory practices. This report summarizes the key concerns, issues, actions, and recommendations of the participants. Topics summarized are: general myths to be combatted; educator-lawyer interface needs; data base system; bilingual bicultural dichotomy; equal access vs equal benefits; compensatory assumption; the Lau Case and its implications; and the tangential suggestions. (NQ)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Task Force de la Raza, Albuquerque, NM.
Identifiers - Location: New Mexico (Albuquerque)