ERIC Number: EJ628832
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Tortured Victory or Joyful Accomplishment? Successful Eskimo and Latina College Students.
Reyes, Maria Elena
Race, Gender & Class, v8 n1 p82-106 2001
Uses data from focus groups with Latina and Alaska Native college students to examine how the quality of their public education affected their later college achievement. Students reported arriving at college unable to perform college work. They used college labs and developmental classes to enhance their skills. Students experienced bias, racism, and discrimination on college campuses. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Alaska Natives, College Preparation, College Students, Educational Discrimination, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Public Education, Racial Bias, School Readiness
Race, Gender & Class, Jean Ait Belkhir, Dept. of Social Services, Souther University of New Orleans, 6400 Press Dr., New Orleans, LA 70126; Tel: 504-286-5232.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: "Race, Gender & Class in Education (Part 2)."