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Roberts, Shelley – 2001
Nortenos, or Hispanos, are Spanish-heritage residents of northern New Mexico whose ancestors settled in the region in the 17th and 18th centuries and were long isolated from the U.S. mainstream. The ebb and flow of cultural crosscurrents in northern New Mexico add richness and complexity to educational issues faced by the Norteno community. This…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Cultural Maintenance, Culture Conflict
Bachelor, David L. – 1991
In the 1930s Loyd Tireman organized two successful New Mexico experiments in progressive and bicultural education that anticipated contemporary trends. Resisting the nativist and assimilationist sentiments of the time, Tireman saw the necessity of tailoring education to the child rather than fitting the child into a standardized curriculum. His…
Descriptors: Administrators, Bilingual Education, Biographies, Childrens Literature
Getz, Lynne Marie – 1997
This book highlights episodes in the history of Hispano education in New Mexico, from early territorial days through the New Deal. The 90 years from 1850 to 1940 demonstrate the persistence of the notion that culture can be determined from above, and that schools are a viable tool for determining culture. The myth that Hispanos did not value…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Community Control, Community Schools
Pugach, Marleen C. – 1998
The U.S.-Mexican border is an extensive geographical region that is socially and economically distinct from either the United States or Mexico. It has always been a multilingual and multicultural place. This book examines the social and cultural complexities of life in one small rural border town and its high school. Chapter 1 describes Havens,…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism
Lopez, Ronald W.; And Others – 1976
Compiled to provide a national picture of Chicanos in higher education, this report provides a profile of Chicanos in higher education, with emphasis on enrollment patterns. Based on census and Office of Civil Rights data, the data are mainly for 1970, although information for other years both before and after 1970 is also included. Information…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Students, Declining Enrollment, Dental Schools