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The Praeger handbook of Latino education in the U.S.

Author: Lourdes Diaz Soto
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
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Latinos in the United States have fought hard to attain equality, especially in the field of education. This set of books focuses on the fight for equal educational access. The contributors reveal that many Latino children still face decades-old challenges. In addition to such obstacles as cultural conflicts and racism, they also face teachers, curricula, and assessments that are not always respectful to their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
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Praeger handbook of Latino education in the U.S.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
(OCoLC)608370822
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lourdes Diaz Soto
ISBN: 0313328331 9780313328336 0313338299 9780313338298 0313338302 9780313338304
OCLC Number: 72161834
Description: 2 volumes (xxvi, 605 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-M --
v. 2. N-Z. Academic Achievement and Latinos/as / Alejandra Velasco --
Academic Models : Explaining Achievement / Martha Montero-Sieburth --
Additive Schooling / Anthony de Jesus --
Altruism / Juliana Lasta --
The American GI Forum / Alfredo H. Benavides, Eva Mid Obuche --
Americanization / Laura Galicia --
Anti-Bias Education / Kellie Rolstad --
The Bienestar Diabetes Prevention Program / Roberto P. Treviño --
Bilingual Education / Alma Rubal-Lopez --
Border Crossing / Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto --
The Border Pedagogy Initiative / Zulmara Cline, Juan Necochea --
Brown Berets / Arturo Rosales --
California Educational Policy Shifts / Deborah Palmer --
California's Proposition 227 / Tom T. Stritikus --
Chicano Education and the Progressive Tradition / Patricia Sánchez --
Chicano/Latino Student Presence in Higher Education / Rufina Cortez --
Children's Literature : Critical Perspectives / Carmen Medina --
The Color of my Skin / Luz Valenzuela Zamora --
Court Struggles and Latino Education / Gerardo Diaz --
Critical Digital Education / Miquel Ángel Pulido --
Critical Pedagogy and Liberation Theology / Joe L. Kincheloe, Shirley R. Steinberg --
Cuban Students in U.S. Schools / Carlos F. Diaz --
Deficit Perspectives : Transcending Deficit Thinking About Latino/a Parents / Chris Liska Carger --
Dual-Language Programs / Kathryn J. Lindholm-Leary, Rosa Molina --
Early Childhood Education and U.S. Hispanics / Eugene E. García --
Early Childhood Education in the Border Regions / Georgianna Duarte, Elva Cerda-Perez, Graciela Rosenberg --
Educational Reform and Policy / Virginia Gonzalez, Josefina Villamil Tinajero, Pauline Dow --
Educational Technology for Latino/a Learners / Alison A. Carr-Chellman, Luis Almeida --
Elementary Students and Native Language Instruction / Laura C. Engel --
El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice / Anthony de Jesus --
Emergent Literacy / Danny Brassell --
English Language Acquisition Models / Marcela Movit, Regina Deil-Amen --
English Language Learners and Equity / Elaisa Sánchez Gosnell --
"English Only" / Marcela Movit, Regina Deil-Amen --
"English Plus" / Marcela Movit --
Equity and Access / Liliana Minaya-Rowe, Margarita E. Calderón --
Family Literacy in Latino Communities / Luis-Vicente Reyes --
Funds of Knowledge / Luis C. Moll --
Gender Issues / Gay Wilgus --
Gifted Bilingual Children / Esther Kogan --
Growing Up Nuyorican / Ana Celia Zentella --
Hegemony / Gloria Rodriguez --
High-Stakes Testing / Clara V. Zamora, Angela Valenzuela --
Hispanic/Latino Families / Christina Chávez --
Immigration to the U.S. / Sabine E. Teaver --
Intergenerational Family Literacy / Elizabeth Quintero --
IQ Colonization / Hermán S. Gracía, Vivian G. López --
Journal of Latinos and Education (JLE) / Enrique G. Murillo Jr. --
Language and Culture Integration / Georgianna Duarte, Cathy Gutierrez-Gomez --
Language Policy / John Petrovic --
Latino Cultural Leaders and their Contributions / Rosita L. Rivera --
Latino Family and School Involvement / A.Y. "Fred" Ramirez --
Latino/Hispanic Immigration from Latin America / Haroon Kharem, Sara Lippi --
Latino Identity / Myriam N. Torres --
Latino Students in Advanced Spanish Classrooms / Manel Lacorte, Evelyn Canabal --
Latino Students Studying Their Own History / Elizabeth Quintero --
Latino Versus Hispanic / Beatriz Rivera-Barnes --
The Lau V. Nichols Supreme Court Decision / Josué M. González, Ha Lam --
Mathematics / Javier Díez Palomar --
Mexican American Families : Socializing Bilingualism/Biculturalism in South Central Los Angeles / Fazila Bhimji --
Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF) / Judith Estrada --
Migrant Education in the U.S. / Encarnacion Garza --
Minority Education in the U.S. : Sociocultural and Sociopolitical Context / Cristian R. Aquino-Sterling --
Naming a Latino/a Curriculum / Erik Malewski --
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network / Marty Duckenfield --
National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics / Eugene E. García --
The Need for Highly Qualified Latino Teachers / Cathy Gutierrez-Gomez --
The New Latino Diaspora and Education / Margy McClain --
No Child Left Behind and Latino/a Students / Rosita L. Rivera, Jacqueline Edmondson --
Normalistas/Foreign Trained-Teachers / Ellen Riojas Clark, Belinda Flores --
Parental Involvement / Dinah Volk --
Participatory Action Research / Myriam N. Torres [and others] --
Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School (PACHS) / René Antrop-González --
Play, Language, and Laughter in Outdoor Spaces / Georgianna Duarte, Cathy Gutierrez-Gomez --
The Politics of Erasure / Nathalia E. Jaramillo, Peter McLaren --
Poverty / Robert Bahruth --
President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans / Myrian Luis --
Puerto Rican Students in U.S. Schools / Lourdes Diaz Soto --
Puerto Ricans at Carlisle Indian School / Sonia Migdalia Rosa --
Puerto Rico and the Language Issue / Nancy Vanessa Vicente --
Repatriation of Mexicans during The Great Depression / Arturo Rosales --
Repatriation of Mexicans from the U.S. / Arturo Rosales --
School as Sanctuary / René Antrop-González --
Spanish-English Contact / Almeida Jacqueline Toribio --
Special Education Restrictiveness and Placement Patterns / Edward García Fierros --
Standards / Holly Hansen-Thomas --
Subtractive Schooling / Angela Valenzuela --
Teacher Education Using Online Resources / Carmen Mercado --
Teacher Literacy / Elizabeth Quinter --
Teachers and Ethnic Identity / Ellen Riojas Clark, Belinda Flores --
Technology Adoption and Education in New Mexico / Joseph Carroll-Miranda --
Testing : Language and Cultural Issues / María Pennock-Román --
Tracking / Adriana Aubert --
Transnational Latino Families / Patricia Sánchez --
Two-Way Bilingual Education Programs / Virginia Gonzalez, Pauline Dow, Josefina Villamil Tinajero --
Urban Education / Erica R. Davila --
Workforce and Postsecondary Technical Education in the U.S. / Cecilia Maldonado, Edgar I. Farmer --
The Young Lords and a Pedagogy of Freedom / Joseph Carroll-Miranda.
Responsibility: edited by Lourdes Diaz Soto ; foreword by Antonia Darder.
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