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Academic profiling : Latinos, Asian Americans, and the achievement gap

Author: Gilda L Ochoa
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gilda L Ochoa
ISBN: 9781452940120 1452940126 9780816687398 0816687390 9780816687404 0816687404
OCLC Number: 995280101
Description: 1 recurso en línea
Contents: ContentsAbbreviationsPrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Academic Profiling at a Southern California High SchoolPart I: Prevailing Ideologies and School Structures1. Framing the "Gap": Dominant Discourses of Achievement2. Welcome to High School: Tracking from Middle School to International Baccalaureate ProgramsPart II: School Practices and Family Resources3. "I'm Watching Your Group": Regulating Students Unequally4. "Parents Spend Half a Million on Tutoring": Standardized Tests and Tutoring GapsPart III: Everyday Relationships and Forms of Resistance5. "They Just Judge Us by Our Cover": Students' Everyday Experiences with Race6. "Breaking the Mindset": Forms of Resistance and Change7. Processes of Change: Cycles of Reflection, Dialogue, and ImplementationConclusion: Possibilities and Pitfalls in Any School U.S.A.Appendix: Student Participants, Staffulty, and ParentsNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Gilda L. Ochoa.


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