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Mexican Americans in school: a history of educational neglect [by] Thomas P. Carter.

By: Carter, Thomas P.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, College Entrance Examination Board, 1970Description: xi, 235 p. illus. 24 cm.Subject(s): Mexicans -- Education -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Mexican Americans in school.DDC classification: 371.9/7 LOC classification: LC2682 | .C3Other classification: 5,3 Also issued online.
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Summary: A study of the problems of schooling for Mexican Americans in the Southwestern states presents data gathered from interviews with educators during visits to schools and to special projects throughout the Southwest, and identifies three interrelated factors influencing Mexican American children in their schooling: the nature of the diverse Chicano subcultures, the kind and quality of available education, and the nature of local and regional social systems offering equal or unequal educational opportunities.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
LC2682 .C3 (Browse shelf) Available 0000101189496
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LC2670.6 .P47 2012 Americans by heart : LC2670 .D45 2004 Involving Latino families in schools : LC2670 .S36 2003 Poor Latino families and school preparation : LC2682 .C3 Mexican Americans in school: LC2682 .P64 Spanish-speaking students and guidance LC2682 .U77 2009 Working from within : LC2687 .T4 S36 1987 "Let all of them take heed" :

Bibliography: p. 223-235.

Also issued online.

Foreword / George I. Sanchez ; Introduction ; A history of problems and influences: The early years -- The role of the school -- Mexican American achievement and participation in school ; Failure of the culture: The theory of cultural deprivation -- Mexican American culture -- Mexican American children ; The default of the school: Separation and isolation -- Separation in mixed schools -- Cultural exclusion -- Differences in perceptions and facilities ; Mexican American reactions to school and community: Perceptions of school and education -- Influence of the community ; Special social programs for Mexican American children: Remedial and corrective programs -- Programs to improve the school -- Programs to change the school ; Where to from here?: School and society -- The school's position -- Changing the child -- Changing the school -- Changing society -- Closing thoughts

A study of the problems of schooling for Mexican Americans in the Southwestern states presents data gathered from interviews with educators during visits to schools and to special projects throughout the Southwest, and identifies three interrelated factors influencing Mexican American children in their schooling: the nature of the diverse Chicano subcultures, the kind and quality of available education, and the nature of local and regional social systems offering equal or unequal educational opportunities.

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