ERIC Number: ED273203
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Latino College Students.
Olivas, Michael A., Ed.
The condition of higher education for Hispanic Americans and Latin Americans is addressed in 12 papers from the 1983 Conference on Latino College Students. Attention is directed to the transition from high school to college, Hispanic student achievement, and economics and stratification. In addition to forewords by Gregory R. Anrig and Arturo Madrid, Michael A. Olivas provides an introduction entitled "Research on Latino College Students: A Theoretical Framework and Inquiry." Paper titles and authors are as follows: "Generational Status, Family Background, and Educational Attainment among Hispanic Youth and Non-Hispanic White Youth" (Vilma Ortiz); "Do Hispanics Receive an Equal Educational Opportunity? The Relationship of School Outcomes, Family Background, and High School Curriculum" (Ernesto Ballesteros); "Hispanics in High School and Beyond" (Francois Nielsen); "Hispanic High School Graduates: Making Choices" (Richard Santos); "Identifying Areas of Stress for Chicano Undergraduates" (Daniel G. Munoz); "The Latino Science and Engineering Student: Recent Research Findings" (Jose P. Mestre); "New Directions for Research on Spanish-Language Tests and Test-Item Bias" (Maria Pennock-Roman); "Prediction of Hispanics' College Achievement" (Richard P. Duran); "Fairness in the Use of Tests for Selective Admissions of Hispanics" (Maria Pennock-Roman); "Financial Aid for Hispanics: Access, Ideology, and Packaging Policies" (Michael A. Olivas); "Chicanas and Chicanos: Barriers to Progress in Higher Education" (Maria A. Chacon, Elizabeth G. Cohen, Sharon Strover); and"Educational Stratification and Hispanics" (Richard R. Verdugo). (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Articulation (Education), College Admission, College Preparation, College Students, Family Characteristics, High School Graduates, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Language Skills, Latin Americans, Outcomes of Education, Problem Solving, Social Class, Social Stratification, Spanish, Stress Variables, Student Financial Aid, Test Bias
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
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