ERIC Number: ED481121
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Latino Students in American Schools: Historical and Contemporary Views.
Kloosterman, Valentina I., Ed.
This collection of papers presents a historical account of how Latino students experience the U.S. school system from a Latino perspective. The 11 papers are: (1) "Contested Learning: Latino Education in the United States from the 1500s to the Present" (Guadalupe San Miguel, Jr.); (2) "Faces of the Future: Latino Children in Early Childhood Education Programs" (Luis A. Hernandez); (3) "Democratizing Latino Education: A Perspective on Elementary Education" (Lilia I. Bartolome); (4) "The Struggle of Access: The Achievement Trends of Latino Youth in Middle and High School" (Alberto M. Ochoa); (5) "Latino Students in Pursuit of Higher Education: What Helps or Hinders Their Success?" (Alana M. Zambone and Margarita Alicea-Saez); (6) "Bilingual Latino Students: The Contexts of Home and School" (Aquiles Iglesias and Leah C. Fabiano); (7) "Addressing the Needs of Latinos in Special Education" (Alba A. Ortiz); (8) "A Shameful Subject: The Condition of Latino Students in Gifted Education" (Valentina I. Kloosterman); (9) "Ensuring Success for Latino Migrant Students" (Velma D. Menchaca); (10) "Triumphs and Tragedies: The Urban Schooling of Latino Students" (Theresa Montano and Eloise Lopez Metcalfe); and (11) "The Role of Preservice Teacher Education in Serving Latino Students" (Keith J. Suranna). (Papers contain references; the book includes an index.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academically Gifted, Bilingual Students, Democratic Values, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Migrant Children, Preservice Teacher Education, Special Education, Urban Schools
Praeger Publishers, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881 ($65). Web site: http://www.praeger.com.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Note: Foreword by Virginia Gonzalez.