ERIC Number: ED216836
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-May
Reference Count: N/A
The Education of Hispanics. Proceedings Midwest Conference (Chicago, Illinois, May 22-24, 1980).
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
The final report summarizes the proceedings of the Midwest Conference on the Education of Hispanics, the last in a series of five regional working conferences sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. All five keynote addresses, which provide an overview of Hispanic education, are summarized. Nine individual presentations and discussions concerned: Hispanics in higher education in the Midwest; a framework for bilingual education public policy analysis in the United States; expansion of and differentiation in the higher education system; a review of the problems, programs, and policies of career/vocational education for Hispanics; the exceptional Hispanic; working with the community in bilingual education; migrant education; psychological services and counseling for Latino children; Hispanic students and the interface between desegregation and bilingual education in three major midwestern school districts. Recommendations cover: higher education; community colleges; funding; bilingual career, vocational, and technical education; bilingual special education; education and parent and community involvement; migrant education, psychological services and counseling; and desegregation. The conference evaluation and a list of participants are appended. (AH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Career Education, Community Colleges, Counseling, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Persons, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Mexican American Education, Migrant Education, Parent Participation, Psychological Services, School Community Relationship, School Desegregation, Special Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.