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ERIC Number: ED452323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 394
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8058-3413-3
ISSN: N/A
Effective Programs for Latino Students.
Slavin, Robert E., Ed.; Calderon, Margarita, Ed.
This collection of papers presents the current state of research on effective instructional programs for Hispanic American students. The 10 chapters are: (1) "Effective Programs for Latino Students in Elementary and Middle Schools" (Olatokunbo S. Fashola, Robert E. Slavin, Margarita Calderon, and Richard Duran); (2) "Effective Dropout Prevention and College Attendance Programs for Latino Students" (Olatokunbo S. Fashola and Robert E. Slavin); (3) "Effective Elementary, Middle, and High School Programs for Latino Youth" (Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood); (4) A Two-Way Bilingual Program: Promise, Practice, and Precautions" (Margarita Calderon and Argelia Carreon); (5) "Improving Literacy Achievement for English Learners in Transitional Bilingual Programs" (William M. Saunders); (6)"Effects of Bilingual and English-as-a-Second-Language Adaptations of Success for All on the Reading Achievement of Students Acquiring English" (Robert E. Slavin and Nancy Madden); (7) "Ethnographic Studies of Exito Para Todos" (Patricia L. Prado-Olmos and Judith Marquez); (8) "Curricula and Methodologies Used To Teach Spanish-Speaking Limited English Proficient Students To Read English" (Margarita Calderon); (9) "The Factors That Place Latino Children and Youth at Risk of Educational Failure" (Gilbert Narro Garcia); and (10) "An Overview of the Educational Models Used To Explain the Academic Achievement of Latino Students: Implications for Research and Policies Into the New Millennium" (Martha Montero-Sieburth with Michael Christian Batt). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers, 10 Industrial Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430 (paperback: ISBN-0-8058-3413-3, $39.95; hardback: ISBN-0-8058-3412-5, $89.95). Tel: 800-926-6579 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A