By Frances E. Contreras
Despite their numbers, Latinos proceed to lack complete and equivalent participation in all features of yankee lifestyles, together with schooling. This ebook offers a serious dialogue of the function that opt for K–12 academic rules have and proceed to play in failing Latino scholars. the writer attracts upon institutional, nationwide, and statewide info units, in addition to interviews between scholars, lecturers, and faculty directors, to discover the position that public guidelines play in instructing Latino scholars. The ebook concludes with particular techniques that objective to elevate fulfillment, collage transition premiums, and luck between Latino scholars around the preschool via university continuum.
Frances Contrerasis an affiliate Professor of upper schooling within the quarter of management and coverage stories within the university of schooling, collage of Washington in Seattle
“Prof. Frances Contreras is among the nation’s prime gurus on Latino academic difficulties and on regulations that may successfully tackle those. This ebook provides a different 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 said coverage strategies. it may be learn by means of all who're attracted to figuring out and addressing some of the most critical difficulties of our times.”
—Jorge Chapa,University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
“Rich in information and social context, Contreras offers a compelling and finished photo for the collective have to make investments absolutely within the schooling of our Latino early life. As very important, she delineates a daring public coverage pathway for Latino pupil good fortune that encompasses K–12 and better education.”
—James M. Montoya,Vice President, greater schooling, the varsity Board
“This ebook bargains worthwhile insights and effective concepts for addressing a severely vital subject: easy methods to increase academic fairness for Latinos, considered one of our nation’s fastest-growing yet most-underserved populations.”
—Laura Perna, Professor, Graduate college 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