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Croteau, Susan M.; Lewis, Katherine – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2016
Gary Armstrong, assistant principal, is faced with a delicate situation. The elementary school recently enrolled a transgender student, and the principal, Amy Lamar, is resistant to considering the student's unique needs. This case was developed for use in a leadership course. Instructors can use the case to encourage dialogue around legal…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Special Needs Students, Elementary Schools, Educational Administration
Santiago, Deborah, Comp. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2009
By 2025, 22 percent of the U.S. college-age population will be Latino, a level already exceeded in four states: California, Florida, New York, and Texas. However, today, only seven percent of Latinos ages 18 to 24 have an associate's degree or higher compared to 9 percent of African Americans, 16 percent of white, and 25 percent of Asians of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Capital, Hispanic American Students, Achievement Gap
Santiago, Deborah A., Comp. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2008
As the college-age Latino population continues to increase throughout the nation, meeting the country's future human capital and workforce needs make it imperative to improve outcomes for Latino students today. As public attention is focused on existing achievement gaps, educators and policymakers are seeking ways to improve educational outcomes…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Capital, Hispanic American Students, Achievement Gap
Santiago, Deborah A., Comp. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2007
By 2025, 22 percent of the U.S. college-age population will be Latino, a level already reached in four states: California, Florida, New York, and Texas. Meeting the country's future human capital and workforce needs make it imperative to improve outcomes for Latino students today. As public attention is focused on current achievement gaps,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Capital, Hispanic American Students, Achievement Gap