Achieving Equity for Latino Students: Expanding the Pathway by Frances E. Contreras PDF

By Frances E. Contreras

Despite their numbers, Latinos proceed to lack complete and equivalent participation in all points of yankee lifestyles, together with schooling. This e-book offers a severe dialogue of the position that decide upon K–12 academic rules 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 regulations play in instructing Latino scholars. The publication concludes with particular strategies that goal to elevate fulfillment, collage transition charges, 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 university of schooling, college of Washington in Seattle

“Prof. Frances Contreras is among the nation’s top experts on Latino academic difficulties and on rules that might successfully deal with those. This ebook 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 publication combines rigorous scholarship with essentially acknowledged coverage thoughts. it's going to be learn through all who're attracted to realizing and addressing the most critical difficulties of our times.”

Jorge Chapa,University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

“Rich in info and social context, Contreras offers a compelling and complete photo for the collective have to make investments absolutely within the schooling of our Latino adolescence. As vital, she delineates a daring public coverage pathway for Latino pupil good fortune that encompasses K–12 and better education.”

James M. Montoya,Vice President, larger schooling, the school Board

“This ebook bargains priceless insights and effective techniques for addressing a significantly vital subject: the way to enhance academic fairness for Latinos, one among our nation’s fastest-growing yet most-underserved populations.”

Laura Perna, Professor, Graduate college of schooling, college of Pennsylvania

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