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Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC 20560-0001)
Jerome Sandler (Project Director: September 1970 to present)

Survey to Identify Reading Materials for Hispanic-American Children

Funds to develop a model project dealing with Mexican-American children. The objects of this study are to: 1) assess the nature and scope of reading materials now available in Spanish and/or English; 2) assess their relevancy for Hispanic-American childre; 3) develop approaches to bi-lingual materials, for readability and relevancy; 4) test efffectiveness of such materials in an East Los Angeles model project; 5) choose other communities for similar tests and 6) determine domestic and international sources to produce more materials.

Project fields:
Languages, General

Institutes for School Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$20,716 (approved)
$20,716 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1970 – 1/31/1972