Date of Award


Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Reading Specialist)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

George J. Cretilli

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Mexican American children--Education; Reading (Elementary)


It is the purpose of the writer to broaden her concept of existing handicaps experienced by the Spanish American populace in the area of education by ferreting out and exploring viewpoints in research accomplished by authorities in reading and on the disadvantaged. After a careful examination of proposals and programs, the writer plans to incorporate a program of study in reading geared to meet the needs of the Spanish-speaking Mexican-American child in kindergarten and grade one at the Forest Home Avenue School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A study of the factors influencing the reading problems of the Spanish-speaking child and the pilot-type programs that have been successfully used follows.


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