ERIC Number: ED114433
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of Conference on Education of Puerto Rican Children on the Mainland (October 18 to 21, 1970).
Gallardo, Jose M., Ed.
These conference proceedings deal with the exploration of the problems faced in educating Puerto Ricans and in seeking solutions for these same problems with a focus on the programs for school age children. Major areas discussed in the conference proceedings are: the cultural background of the Puerto Rican child, testing and placement of Spanish speaking children, views of stateside educators, overcoming the language barrier of the Spanish speaking child (preschool English instruction), English as a second language (reading), English as a second language (language and bilingual programs), observation visits to schools and other institutions, recruitment and training of teachers of English for Spanish speaking children, preparation of instructional materials, and affective cooperation of Puerto Rican agencies. (AM)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Schools, Bilingual Students, Bilingual Teachers, Conference Reports, Coordination, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Policy, Educational Problems, Educationally Disadvantaged, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, Instructional Materials, Language Programs, Minority Group Children, Non English Speaking, Puerto Rican Culture, Puerto Ricans, Teacher Education, Teacher Recruitment
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Puerto Rico State Dept. of Education, Hato Rey.