ERIC Number: EJ514532
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Mexican-American High School Students: Educational Aspirations.
Ramos, Lucila; Sanchez, Arthur R.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v23 n4 p212-21 Oct 1995
Acculturation, academic achievement, and parental expectations were shown to predict the educational aspirations of 71 Mexican American high school students. Acculturation was also shown to mediate attitudes concerning importance placed on future job security and career success. Implications for counselors and educators are discussed. (Author/JBJ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, Counseling, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Background, Cultural Pluralism, Employee Attitudes, Employment Opportunities, Expectation, High Schools, Intercultural Communication, Mexican Americans, Occupational Mobility, Parent Aspiration, Parent Attitudes, Success, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A