Migrant Education: Reference Handbook

Migrant Education: Reference Handbook

by Gouwens
     
 

Focusing on children of migrant workers in the US, Gouwens (education, Roosevelt U., Chicago) profiles this primarily Hispanic population and the conditions that put their children at-risk educationally; provides a chronology and historical perspective on programs, legislation, and court decisions on their behalf from the 1950s-2001; and cites several innovative model… See more details below

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Focusing on children of migrant workers in the US, Gouwens (education, Roosevelt U., Chicago) profiles this primarily Hispanic population and the conditions that put their children at-risk educationally; provides a chronology and historical perspective on programs, legislation, and court decisions on their behalf from the 1950s-2001; and cites several innovative model programs. She includes an extensive directory of organizational, print, and other resources relating to migrant education programs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
2901576073383
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
NE

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Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Chronology25
Ch. 3Migrant Education in the United States: A Historical Perspective33
Ch. 4Migrant Education Programs Today75
Ch. 5Exemplary and Innovative Migrant Education Programs103
Ch. 6Putting it All Together: Net-TLC+145
Ch. 7Directory of Organizations, Associations, and Government Agencies167
Ch. 8Print and Nonprint Resources199
Index209
About the Author229

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