ERIC Number: EJ542280
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Promoting the Educational Achievement of Mexican American Young Women.
Aguilar, Marian A.
Social Work in Education, v18 n3 p145-56 Jul 1996
Introduces a framework for high school retention efforts based on the findings from a study of 84 young Mexican American women who were first in their families to attend college. The framework provides the means for bridging educational gaps by supporting the strengths of these young people and by reducing barriers to educational achievement. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Students, Cultural Differences, Dropout Prevention, Educational Environment, Educationally Disadvantaged, Empowerment, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Hispanic American Culture, Mexican American Education, Mexican Americans, Nondiscriminatory Education, School Social Workers, Student Needs
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A