ERIC Number: ED452323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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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)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Curriculum, Diversity (Student), Dropout Prevention, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Equal Education, Ethnography, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Language Minorities, Literacy Education, Reading Instruction, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
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