Achieving Equity for Latino Students: Expanding the Pathway to Higher Education Through Public Policy (Paperback)Frances Contreras (author)
Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 30/08/2011
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Despite their numbers, Latinos continue to lack full and equal participation in all facets of American life, including education. This book provides a critical discussion of the role that select K-12 educational policies have and continue to play in failing Latino students. The author draws upon institutional, national, and statewide data sets, as well as interviews among students, teachers, and college administrators, to explore the role that public policies play in educating Latino students. The book concludes with specific recommendations that aim to raise achievement, college transition rates, and success among Latino students across the preschool through college continuum.
Publisher: Teachers' College Press
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 305 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
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