Chicano Students and the Courts: The Mexican American Legal Struggle for Educational Equality

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Index
Aboussie, Marilyn, 105
Aburto, S., 293
academic achievement: African American students, xiii-xiv, 84; Austin Independent School District (AISD) (Texas), 11–12; bilingual education, 156, 159, 364n36; Border Region of South Texas, 255; California Assessment Program (CAP), 11; Castro v. Phoenix Union High School District #210 (1982), 214–215, 220; children with Spanish surnames, 163; graduation rates, 12–13; inability to learn, xviii; inferior schooling, xviii; Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), 84; Mexican American students, xiii-xiv, 14, 84, 206–207, 208, 317, 318; minority students, xiii-xiv, 11, 12–13; normalization of instruction and grades, 217; parental participation, xiii, 318; racial stereotyping, xiii-xiv; racialized opportunity structures, 319; Romo v. Laird (1925), 14; school closures, 214–215, 220; school segregation, 7–9, 11–13, 14; school transition research, 216; schools with primarily low-socioeconomic status (SES) students of color, 214; students of color, 318; “theory of incompatibilities,” 177–178, 183; White enrollment, 11; White students, 318. See also intelligence testing
Acuña, Rodolfo, 250
affirmative action, 321n5
African American students: academic achievement, xiii-xiv, 84; California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST), 280; high-stakes testing, 269–270; learning style, 218; Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), 84; Louisiana, 270; Mexican American student isolation, 397n1; Mexican American students, pairing with, 61, 65; overrepresentation among educable mentally retarded (EMR), 126, 136– 137, 138–139, 152; Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST), 272–273; segregation of, 74; Texas Academic Skills Program (TASP), 278; Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS), 286, 290, 296–297
African Americans: Dameron v. Bayless (1912), 14; desegregation legislation, 42; Groves v. Alabama Board of Education (1991), 285; highstakes testing, 285; Hobson v. Hansen (1967), 122; Keyes v. School District No. 1 of Denver (1973), 9; Larry P. v. Riles (1972), 355n52; Mexican Americans and, similarities between, 66; Roberts v. City of Boston (1849), 42; Ross v. Eckels (1970), 337n190, 337n194; teacher competency testing, 285
Aguilar, Jay, 260
Alabama, school financing, 81
Alamo Heights, Texas, 347n65
Alamo Heights Independent School District (AHISD) (Texas), 95–97, 345n56, 347n77
Alaska, school financing, 81
Alcala, C.M., 58, 326n21, 334n15
Allred, James, 56, 57–58
Álvarez, Robert R., Jr., 327n31
Álvarez, Roberto, 20, 21, 327n31
Álvarez v. Lemon Grove School District (1931), 19– 22; Álvarez and, Robert R., Jr., 327n31; Álvarez and, Roberto, 20, 21, 327n31; Anderson, Henry A., 327n31; Bowman and, K.L., 327n31; Brinkley and, 20; Chambers and, 20, 21; citations of, 327n31; Comite de Vecinos de Lemon Grove (Lemon Grove Neighborhood Committee), 20; constitutionality of separating Mexican American students on racial grounds, 20, 21; Green and, Jerome J., 19–20; La Caballeriza (the stable), 19–20; Lemon Grove Grammar School, 19–21; Mexican Americans' English language development needs, 20–21; Mexican Americans' need for Americanization, 20–21; Montoya and, M.E., 327n31; Noon and, 20; overcrowding, 19; Owen and, E.L., 327n31; Petition for Write of Mandate, 327n31; San Diego Evening Tribune, 20; San Diego Superior Court, 20; Wright and, Anna E., 327n31
Amarillo, Texas, enrollment in, 75
American Association on Mental Deficiency (AAMD), 146–147
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): Mendez v. Westminster (1946), 4, 32, 34, 329n65; San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez (1973) (Rodriguez II), 98
American Federation of Teachers (AFT), 269
American GI Forum. See GI Forum

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Tables and Figures ix
  • Preface xiii
  • Acknowledgments xix
  • Introduction - Understanding and Analyzing Mexican American School Litigation 1
  • 1: School Segregation 7
  • 2: School Segregation 79
  • 3: Special Education 117
  • 4: Bilingual Education 153
  • 5: School Closures 198
  • 6: Undocumented Students 224
  • 7: Higher Education Financing 251
  • 8: High-Stakes Testing 268
  • Conclusion - The Contemporary and Future Status of Mexican American-Initiated School Litigation; What We Have Learned from This Legal History 306
  • Notes 321
  • References 401
  • Index 445
  • About the Author 484
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