ERIC Number: ED281909
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jan
Reference Count: 0
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)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indian Education, Child Rearing, Compensatory Education, Cultural Influences, Disabilities, Dropout Prevention, Educational Improvement, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Mexican American Education, Migrant Education, Nontraditional Education, Outdoor Education, Reservation American Indians, Rural Education
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
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).