Effective Programs for Latino Students

Effective Programs for Latino Students

Latino (or Hispanic) children are one of the fastest-growing groups in U.S. schools today. On average, these students perform worse than Anglo students on measures of academic achievement and other measures of academic success, and their drop-out rate is high. There are schools of excellence among those serving Latino children, but the majority of these children are placed "at risk" by schools and community institutions unable to build on the cultural, personal, and linguistic strengths these children are likely to bring with them to school. Schools serving Latino students need programs based on high-quality research, capable of being replicated and adapted to local circumstances and needs. The purpose of this book is to present the current state of the art with respect to research on effective instructional programs for Latino students in elementary and secondary grades. Surprisingly, this has not been done before; there are many books on the situation of Latino students in U.S. schools, but none so far have reviewed research on the outcomes of programs designed to enhance the academic achievement of these students. The chapters represent a broad range of methodologies, from experimental to correlational to descriptive, and the solutions they propose are extremely diverse. Each examines, in its own way, programs and practices that are showing success. Together, they present a rich array of research-based effective programs that are practical, widely available, and likely to make a profound difference. What binds the chapters together is a shared belief that Latino students can succeed at the highest levels if they receive the quality of instruction they deserve, and a shared belief that reform of schools serving many Latino students is both possible and essential. This is a book filled with statistics, description, and reviews of research--but even more, it is filled with optimism about what schools for Latino students can be, and what these students will achieve. It is a highly relevant and useful resource for educators, policymakers, and researchers who want to use research to inform the decisions they make about how to help Latino students succeed in elementary and secondary schools, and beyond.


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Pages 404 pages
Effective Programs for Latino Students
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Robert E. Slavin
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-12 - Publisher: Routledge

Latino (or Hispanic) children are one of the fastest-growing groups in U.S. schools today. On average, these students perform worse than Anglo students on measu
Effective Programs for Latino Students in Elementary and Middle Schools
Language: en
Pages: 72
Authors: Olatokunbo S. Fashola
Categories: Hispanic American students
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher:

Latino Students in American Schools
Language: en
Pages: 175
Authors: Valentina A. Kloosterman
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Provides a comprehensive historical and contemporary view of the education of Latinos in the United States.
Designing and Implementing Two-Way Bilingual Programs
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Margarita Espino Calderon
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-23 - Publisher: Corwin Press

This indispensable handbook includes professional development plans that meet the specific needs of dual-language programs, strategies for building learning com
EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS FOR LATINO STUDENTS... ED452323... U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Language: en
Pages:
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

Creating a College Culture for Latino Students
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Concha Delgado Gaitan
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-17 - Publisher: Corwin Press

Help your Latino students become college-bound! This groundbreaking book shows how educators can help Latino students overcome the barriers that prevent them fr
Narrowing the Achievement Gap
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Susan J. Paik
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06-04 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book provides effective strategies that can be used to improve academic achievement and well-being of minority students. It examines, collectively, three c
Critical Readings on Latinos and Education
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: Enrique G Murillo Jr
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-14 - Publisher: Routledge

This critical anthology showcases an interdisciplinary forum of scholars sharing a common interest in the analysis, discussion, critique, and dissemination of e
The Young Adolescent and the Middle School
Language: en
Pages: 409
Authors: Steven B. Mertens
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-04-01 - Publisher: IAP

(Sponsored by the Middle Level Education Research SIG and the National Middle School Association) The Young Adolescent and the Middle School focuses on issues r
Higher Education Access and Choice for Latino Students
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Patricia Perez
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Now the largest and fastest-growing ethnic population in the U.S., Latino students face many challenges and complexities when it comes to college choice and acc