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ERIC Number: ED396895
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
The Hispanic Child.
Northwest Education, v1 n1 Win 1996
This theme issue focuses on issues related to the education of Hispanic Americans. Articles cover educational strategies that address the linguistic and cultural differences of Hispanic Americans, issues related to migrant children and their education, the educational experiences of Hispanic American children, bilingual teacher education programs, expectations of Hispanic American parents regarding education, systemic school reform, and innovative school programs in the Northwest aimed at improving the education of Hispanic Americans. Articles include: (1) "Field of Dreams" (Lee Sherman Caudell); (2) "Two Worlds in One Classroom" (Tony Kneidek); (3) "Citizens of the World: A Rural Oregon District Helps Hispanic Families Settle into the Community" (Lee Sherman Caudell); (4) "Great Expectations" (Lee Sherman Caudell); (5) "Families First: A Willamette Valley Preschool Program Strengthens Parents' Role in Children's Education" (Melissa Steineger); (6) "Growing Teachers: A Washington College Builds a Bilingual Teaching Force" (Matthew Fleagle); and (7) "High Sights: Linking LEP Programs to Systemic Reform Helps Ensure Inclusion" (Lee Sherman Caudell). The journal also reviews publications related to Hispanic Americans, synthesizes research on bilingual education, overviews educational strategies for limited-English-proficient students, lists organizations that provide assistance in designing programs for language-minority students, and presents strategies for increasing parental involvement in education. (LP)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingual Teachers, Cultural Differences, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Change, Educational Experience, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Limited English Speaking, Mexican American Education, Migrant Children, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Teacher Education Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.