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ERIC Number: ED126185
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 474
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Education of the Spanish-Speaking Urban Child. A Book of Readings.
Ogletree, Earl J.; Garcia, David
The unique educational problems confronting the Spanish speaking urban child are explored in this volume. It is divided into nine sections. Section I focuses on cultural heritage, immigration, and migration and includes a selection of articles that reflect the unique cultural and heritage backgrounds of the Mexican-American, Cuban, and Puerto Rican population. Section II focuses on problems of segregation and integration. The problems of self-identity of Latino children in the anglo culture dominated urban schools are discussed in Section III. The schools and the Spanish speaking, the topic of Section IV, deals with the problems of the effectiveness and meaning of schools for the poor and the culturally different. Section V examines problems of language and learning concentrating on the effects of language on school achievement. Cultural influences on achievement and intelligence is the subject addressed in Section VI. Section VII, addressing bilingual-bicultural education defines bilingualism and explores the pros and cons and the future of bilingual programs. Section VIII concerns the preparation of teachers and the modification of inservice programs to deal with Spanish speaking children. The final section examines a variety of educational and social issues such as text books bias and others. (Author/AM)
Charles C. Thomas, 301-327 East Lawrence Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62705 ($22.75)
Publication Type: Books
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