By Frances E. Contreras
Despite their numbers, Latinos proceed to lack complete and equivalent participation in all aspects of yankee lifestyles, together with schooling. This ebook presents a serious dialogue of the position that opt for K–12 academic regulations have and proceed to play in failing Latino scholars. the writer attracts upon institutional, nationwide, and statewide information units, in addition to interviews between scholars, academics, and faculty directors, to discover the position that public rules play in instructing Latino scholars. The e-book concludes with particular suggestions that target to elevate success, collage transition premiums, and good fortune between Latino scholars around the preschool via university continuum.
Frances Contrerasis an affiliate Professor of upper schooling within the quarter of management and coverage reports within the collage of schooling, college of Washington in Seattle
“Prof. Frances Contreras is without doubt one of the nation’s top specialists on Latino academic difficulties and on regulations that might successfully handle those. This publication offers a distinct and incisive research of the Latino academic success hole and its connections to concomitant hole in academic possibilities for Latinos. This very readable publication combines rigorous scholarship with sincerely acknowledged coverage ideas. it may be learn by means of all who're drawn to knowing and addressing the most severe difficulties of our times.”
—Jorge Chapa,University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
“Rich in info and social context, Contreras offers a compelling and entire photo for the collective have to make investments totally within the schooling of our Latino adolescence. As vital, she delineates a daring public coverage pathway for Latino scholar luck that encompasses K–12 and better education.”
—James M. Montoya,Vice President, greater schooling, the school Board
“This booklet bargains worthwhile insights and effective innovations for addressing a significantly vital subject: tips to enhance academic fairness for Latinos, one in all our nation’s fastest-growing yet most-underserved populations.”
—Laura Perna, Professor, Graduate university of schooling, collage of Pennsylvania
Read Online or Download Achieving Equity for Latino Students: Expanding the Pathway to Higher Education Through Public Policy (Multicultural Education) PDF
Similar education policy books
Provides, for firms that search to steer others with no the advantage of hierarchical authority, a threestage framework that might support them capitalize at the powerand impression thoughts on hand to them.
Illustrated via serious analyses of vital structures, together with examples by means of such eminent architects as Adler and Sullivan, Erich Mendelsohn, and Louis Kahn, this publication examines collaboration within the architectural layout method over a interval starting from the mid-19th century to the overdue Nineteen Sixties. The examples selected, positioned in England, the U.S., Israel and South Africa, are of foreign scope.
To get the main from your university schooling, you want to pick out your periods correctly -- and more and more, that suggests making a choice on STEM. modern-day task seekers must have at the very least a easy knowing of trigonometry and different technology, expertise, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. The U. S. Bureau of work statistics tasks greater than 1.
This publication brings jointly examine in terms of the economics of upper schooling in eire and provides facts that would support aid coverage selection making. It presents an research of trendy matters in the larger schooling quarter from an fiscal point of view, discussing the suitable idea and providing an empirical research.
- Reform of Teacher Education in the Asia-Pacific in the New Millennium: Trends and Challenges (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects)
- Policy Metamorphosis in China: A Case Study of Minban Education in Shanghai (Emerging Perspectives on Education in China)
- Corporate elites and the reform of public education
- Bildung oder outcome?: Leitideen der standardisierten Schule im Diskurs (Reihe Pädagogik) (German Edition)
- Nordic Superintendents: Agents in a Broken Chain (Educational Governance Research)
- Shake-Up Call: The Need to Transform K–12 Classroom Methodology
Additional info for Achieving Equity for Latino Students: Expanding the Pathway to Higher Education Through Public Policy (Multicultural Education)