By Frances E. Contreras
Despite their numbers, Latinos proceed to lack complete and equivalent participation in all features of yankee existence, together with schooling. This publication offers a severe dialogue of the function that decide upon K–12 academic rules have and proceed to play in failing Latino scholars. the writer attracts upon institutional, nationwide, and statewide facts units, in addition to interviews between scholars, lecturers, and faculty directors, to discover the function that public rules play in teaching Latino scholars. The ebook concludes with particular thoughts that goal to elevate success, collage transition premiums, and luck between Latino scholars around the preschool via collage continuum.
Frances Contrerasis an affiliate Professor of upper schooling within the zone of management and coverage experiences within the collage of schooling, collage of Washington in Seattle
“Prof. Frances Contreras is among the nation’s best specialists on Latino academic difficulties and on guidelines that might successfully handle those. This booklet offers a special and incisive research of the Latino academic fulfillment hole and its connections to concomitant hole in academic possibilities for Latinos. This very readable ebook combines rigorous scholarship with basically said coverage ideas. it may be learn by way of all who're attracted to figuring out and addressing the most critical difficulties of our times.”
—Jorge Chapa,University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
“Rich in facts and social context, Contreras offers a compelling and finished photo for the collective have to make investments totally within the schooling of our Latino formative years. As very important, she delineates a daring public coverage pathway for Latino scholar good fortune that encompasses K–12 and better education.”
—James M. Montoya,Vice President, greater schooling, the varsity Board
“This ebook deals necessary insights and efficient options for addressing a seriously vital subject: tips on how to increase academic fairness for Latinos, one in every of our nation’s fastest-growing yet most-underserved populations.”
—Laura Perna, Professor, Graduate university of schooling, collage of Pennsylvania
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Achieving Equity for Latino Students: Expanding the Pathway to Higher Education Through Public Policy (Multicultural Education) by Frances E. Contreras