ERIC Number: EJ391081
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Comments on L. M. Dunn's For "Bilingual Hispanic Children on the U. S. Mainland: A Review of Research on Their Cognitive, Linguistic, and Scholastic Development."
Trueba, Henry T.
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v10 n3 p253-62 Sep 1988
Suggests that Dunn's genetic explanation for low Hispanic academic achievement is flawed, racist, and scientifically unfounded. Reviews historical efforts to suppress foreign language use and instruction in the United States. Calls for a reexamination of the implications of IQ test results in light of socioeconomic and cultural differences. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "Achievement Testing: Science Vs. Ideology" edited by Ricardo R. Fernandez. For "Bilingual Hispanic Children in the U.S. Mainland: A Review of the Literature" by Lloyd M. Dunn, see RC 016 993.