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Educating a new majority : transforming America's educational system for diversity

Author: Laura I Rendón; Richard O Hope
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Educating a New Majority provides a comprehensive assessment of how well our educational system - from kindergarten through college - serves disadvantaged minority students, and it offers a wealth of ideas for strengthening the entire educational pipeline. In twenty original chapters by the best educational policy thinkers throughout the K-16 system, the book presents a holistic, highly coordinated, systemwide  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rendón, Laura I.
Educating a new majority.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1996
(OCoLC)604019454
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura I Rendón; Richard O Hope
ISBN: 078790130X 9780787901301
OCLC Number: 32510865
Description: xxxvii, 490 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: An educational system in crisis / Laura I. Rendón, Richard O. Hope --
Education, the economy, and tomorrow's workforce / Ray Marshall, Robert W. Glover --
Ending the crisis in the K-12 system / José A. Cárdenas --
Responding to the new demographics in higher education / Shirley Vining Brown --
Changing state and federal roles in improving minority education / Dewayne Matthews --
Understanding the need for restructuring / Ruth S. Johnson --
Promoting effective teaching for diversity / Vinetta C. Jones, Rochelle Clemson --
Developing alternatives to tracking and grading / Jeannie Oakes, Martin Lipton --
Strengthening mathematics education : critical skills for the new majority / Beverly J. Anderson --
Involving parents and communities in school reform / Estrella M. Triana, Shirley M. Malcolm --
Indian nations at risk : an educational strategy for action / William G. Demmert, Jr. --
Reflecting inclusiveness in the college curriculum / Mildred García, Daryl G. Smith --
Closing the gap between two- and four-year institutions / Laura I. Rendón, Héctor Garza --
Developing a "pipeline" recruitment program for minority faculty / Lionel A. Maldonado, Charles V. Willie --
Ensuring campus climates that embrace diversity / Shanette M. Harris, Michael T. Nettles --
Expanding external support for at-risk students / L. Steven Zwerling --
Revitalizing minority colleges and universities / Richard O. Hope --
Creating schools for all learners / Tony Cipollone, Michael K. Grady, Warren Simmons --
Creating a new kind of leadership for campus diversity / Blandina Cŕdenas Ramires --
Educating a new majority : mandate for the new century / Richard O. Hope, Laura I. Rendń.
Responsibility: Laura I. Rendón, Richard O. Hope, and associates ; Foreword by Donald M. Stewart.
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