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Latino Educational Opportunity New Directions for Community Colleges (J-B CC Single Issue Community Colleges)

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Published by Jossey-Bass .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • Education / General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsCatherine L. Horn (Editor), Stella M. Flores (Editor), Gary Orfield (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9515792M
ISBN 100787986240
ISBN 109780787986247

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The Latino Education Crisis: Rescuing the American Dream 2 For example, in , only percent of Latino families earned $80, or more compared to 34 percent of White families.3 According to the U.S. Census, almost 29 percent of Latino children lived below the poverty line nationally in (compared to 15 percent of White.   Faced with the problem of a growing achievement gap between Latino students and their peers, Jason G. Irizarry, assistant professor of multicultural education at UConn's Neag School of Education. This brings up another aspect of educational opportunity: a support system. Latina mothers believe that people, rather than books or instructional materials, are the most important sources of children’s education and learning. Durand () discovered that Latina mothers valued social networks over just a single teacher-student dynamic to. Latino 23 23 27 30 30 33 36 13 Gap 24 23 24 23 23 21 21 +3 take home books to study or to review and homework is out of the question. So they an equal educational opportunity simply on the basis of race. Unfortunately, many teachers believe that being a minority is a.

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