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Perez, William; Cortes, Richard D.; Ramos, Karina; Coronado, Heidi – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
This chapter examines the socioemotional experiences and characteristics of undocumented Latina and Latino college students. The authors look at how these students' socioemotional experiences compare to those of their undocumented peers in relation to their academic and mental health outcomes. In addition, they highlight how undocumented students…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, College Administration, Undocumented Immigrants
TERi (The Education Resources Institute, Inc), 2007
Research is unequivocal in showing that the quality and intensity of a student's high school curriculum has the greatest impact on college success. But even rigorous academic preparation alone is not sufficient to assure that a student graduates from high school ready to succeed in college. Social support strategies that sustain the preparation…
Descriptors: High Schools, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Curriculum, College Graduates
Buchen, Irving H. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
The focus of this book is to explore the extent to which our thinking, learning, and leading is influenced and shaped by the future. In the process, professionals and organizations are classified into three basic types: future-oriented, future-poised, and future-driven. The last typically employs divergent and convergent thinking and planning; and…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Innovation, Creative Thinking, Labor Force Development
Simon, Jo Anne, Comp. – PEPNet-Northeast, 1999
When Congress passed the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, it included Section 504 which forbade discrimination against persons with disabilities by programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance, which included virtually every institution of higher education, except the U.S. military academies and a few small religious schools. This was…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities