ERIC Number: EJ597872
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Identification of Potential Aggressive Behavior in Rural At-Risk Minority Youth: A Community Response.
French, Laurence Armand; Rodriguez, Richard F.
Rural Special Education Quarterly, v17 n3-4 p11-17 Sum-Fall 1998
New Mexico ranks high in youth violence, substance abuse, poverty, teen pregnancies, and school dropout rates. In response, Western New Mexico University developed a special master's program in bilingual special education, attended primarily by minority-group school personnel, and implemented a program to address the cycle of poverty by training undereducated rural Mexican American women. (Contains 31 references.) (LP)
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indians, At Risk Persons, Bilingual Education, College Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Higher Education, Intervention, Masters Programs, Mexican Americans, Rural Areas, Rural Education, School Community Relationship, School Role, Social Indicators, Special Education, Violence, Youth Problems
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A