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ERIC Number: ED281909
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jan
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Issues in American Indian Education, Mexican American Education, Migrant Education, Outdoor Education, Rural Education, and Small Schools.
Benally, Elaine Roanhorse; And Others
This report discusses the following current issues and trends in American Indian, Mexican American, migrant, outdoor, rural, and small school education: (1) motivating American Indian students to higher achievement in mathematics and science; (2) creating culturally relevant parent education/skills development programs and materials for American Indian students; (3) reversing an education condition among Hispanic Americans and American Indians that is characterized by below-grade-level enrollment, high dropout rates, high rates of illiteracy, low number of school years completed, and minimal enrollment in institutions of higher education; (4) meeting the health needs of migrant families and reducing the dropout rate of migrant secondary school students; (5) designing appropriate programs of outdoor education for handicapped students; and (6) increasing awareness, interest, and research in rural education. References are included. (PS)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Las Cruces, NM.
Note: In: Trends and Issues in Education, 1986 (see UD 025 435).