ERIC Number: ED353491
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Children at Risk: Poverty, Minority Status, and Other Issues in Educational Equity.
Barona, Andres, Ed.; Garcia, Eugene E., Ed.
This book provides a comprehensive perspective on the issues of at-risk children. Twenty individual chapters by 32 contributors include: (1) "Bilingual Education's 20-Year Failure To Provide Rights Protection for Language-Minority Students" (Keith Baker); (2) "Language-Minority Education Litigation Policy: 'The Law of the Land'" (Eugene Garcia); (3) "Development of Bilingualism: Myth & Reality" (Barry McLaughlin); (4) "Bilingual Immersion Education: Educational Equity for Language-Minority Students" (Kathryn Lindholm); (5) "Bilingualism and Cognitive Ability: Theory, Research, and Controversy" (Rafael Diaz); (6) "An Examination of Individual Factors Associated with the Academic Success and Failure of Mexican-American and Anglo Students" (J. Manuel Casas, Mike Furlong, V. Scott Solberg, Olga Carranza); (7) "A Model for Interventions with Low Achieving Minority Students" (Antoinette Halsell Miranda, Maryann Santos de Barona); (8) "Rashomon in the Classroom: Multiple Perspectives of Teachers, Parents, and Students" (Ursula Cassanova); (9) "Implementing Effective Instructional Interventions for Minority Students" (Todd Fletcher, Carlos Cardona-Morales); (10) "Recruitment and Retention of Minority School Psychologists" (Doris Benson); (11) "Critical Issues in Training School Psychologists to Serve Minority School Children" (Andres Barona, Maryann Santos de Barona, Arthur Flores, Martha Gutierrez); (12) "Achieving Equal Educational Outcomes for Black Children" (Janice Hale-Benson); (13) "Strategies and Techniques for Establishing Home-School Partnerships with Minority Parents" (Patricia Edwards); (14) "Insuring Equity in Education: Preparing School Personnel for Culturally and Linguistically Divergent At-Risk Handicapped Students" (Sandra Fradd, M. Jeanne Weismantel, Vivian Correa, Bob Algozzine); (15) "Preschool Screening of Ethnic Minority Children and Children of Poverty: Issues for Practice and Research" (Robert Pianta, Ronald Reeve); (16) "Step-by-Step Procedure for the Assessment of Language-Minority Children" (Linda Caterino); (17) "Identifying the Culturally Diverse Gifted Child" (Cheryll Pearson, Stephen DeMers); (18) "Use of Projective Techniques in the Assessment of Hispanic School Children" (Andres Barona, Arthur Hernandez); (19) "Perspectives on Language Proficiency Assessment" (Arnulfo Ramirez); and (20) "Use of Achievement Tests with Non-Native English-Speaking Language-Minority Students" (Daniel Ulibarri). (NB)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Ethnicity, High Risk Students, Minority Groups, Poverty, Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics
National Association of School Psychologists, 8455 Colesville Rd., Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910 ($42, Order #6066).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of School Psychologists, Silver Spring, MD.