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Ayala, María Isabel – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
This research addresses how Latinas(os) frame their own college attainment by relying on the color-blind ideology, an underexplored area. Using interviews with Latina(o) students who attend a primarily White institution in the Midwest, I examined how they reproduce color-blind racism through their reliance on frames such as abstract liberalism,…
Descriptors: College Students, Hispanic American Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Attainment
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Myers, Phillipa; Riveros, Gus; Duggal, Abhilasha – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
Peoples of Latin American origin are one of the fastest growing communities in Canada, yet little is known about their experiences in Canadian schools. This exploratory case study examines the articulations of agency by mothers of Colombian origin as they transition their children into Southwestern Ontario urban schools. Focus group and follow-up…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Latin Americans, Case Studies, Mothers
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Solomon, Coralis; Lambie, Glenn – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
The purpose of this exploratory phenomenology investigation was to understand Hispanic teachers' (N = 19) experiences relating to occupational stressors while working in Title I elementary schools. Five themes emerged from the data analyses: emotional stressors, general stressors, cultural stressors, coping skills, and teachers' recommendations to…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Hispanic Americans, Stress Variables, Teaching Conditions
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Deeb-Sossa, Natalia; Manzo, Rosa – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
We examine how the community-driven leadership (CDL) of farmworker mothers challenged deficit practices of the local school board, which decided to close the school in the community. CDL is the ability of mothers to activate their community cultural wealth to mobilize their resources in search of better educational opportunities. The mothers…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Agricultural Laborers, Mother Attitudes, Leadership
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Marrun, Norma Angelica – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
In the past decade, we have seen a significant growth in Latina/o college enrollment. Rarely is Latino families' engagement in their children's educational aspirations acknowledged for this increase in the rate of Latinas/os attending college. I examined how first-generation Latina/o students reflected on and retold stories of how their families…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Attendance, First Generation College Students, Academic Persistence
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Rodriguez, Sophia; Monreal, Timothy; Howard, Joy – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
In this article the co-authors draw from three separate ethnographic studies in the U.S. South to expand the literature about how teachers understand and apply multiculturalism specifically when working with newcomer undocumented immigrant youth. The co-authors identify an implementation gap between what is known about critical multicultural…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Undocumented Immigrants, Cultural Pluralism, Teacher Student Relationship
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Castillo-Montoya, Milagros; Verduzco Reyes, Daisy – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
College culture centers are safe havens for underrepresented students, yet we know little about them. Through a survey with open- and closed-ended questions, this exploratory study examined the experiences and learning of 9 out of 11 college students who completed an academic course offered through a Latino Cultural Center (LCC). Through analysis…
Descriptors: Cultural Centers, Hispanic American Students, College Students, Racial Identification
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Coleman, Allarie – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
The goal of this self-study is to share the process of a first-year, White, middle-class, female teacher adopting a pedagogy and writing curriculum that speaks to the lived realities of her Mexican American students. This paper argues how "testimonio" as curriculum and pedagogy advises critical pedagogy and calls to challenge the present…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Whites, Middle Class, Females
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Kovats Sánchez, Gabriela – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
The historical discrimination of Indigenous groups within Mexican society remains relevant to the experiences of Mexican Indigenous youth in the U.S. Similar to their immigrant peers, Mexican Indigenous students face cultural discontinuities between home and school that affect their negotiation of identity. Still, Mexican Indigenous students also…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Mexicans, Identification (Psychology), College Graduates
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Rodriguez, Yessica S.; Allen, Thomas E. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
Beliefs about disability play an enormous role in shaping parents' decisions about the education of their children with disabilities. Using the Beliefs and Attitudes about Deaf Education Scale, we examine attitudinal differences between Hispanic and non-Hispanic parents. We hypothesize that perceptions of disability among Hispanic parents orient…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parents, Beliefs, Deafness
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Gabalán-Coello, Jesús; Vásquez-Rizo, Fredy-Eduardo – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
This article presents a proposal to analyze student perceptions, through a mathematical model, using a previously designed and validated questionnaire. This approach attempts to describe and explain the different positions and interpretations which inhabit students regarding the notion of professorial quality. For this, a question that sums up the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Personal Narratives, Student Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness
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García, Samuel, Jr. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
In this introspective piece, the author reflects on his own journey as an emerging academic by tracing ancestral histories and examining critical life experiences that have shaped and informed his personal and professional trajectory. By integrating theoretical constructs with familial and personal memories, the author engages in a systematic…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Race, Ethnicity, Social Class
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Castro Samayoa, Andrés; Gasman, Marybeth; Gonzalez, Natalie; Milian, Polet – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
Through a combination of large-scale data analysis and analysis of culturally responsive ways of embracing Latino students, we provide insight on the work of three Hispanic Serving Institutions in the humanities.
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Culturally Relevant Education, Humanities, Institutional Characteristics
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Schmidt, Jennifer A.; Shumow, Lee – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
Latinos/as experience underachievement and underrepresentation in science. Mindset beliefs contribute to positive academic outcomes among students generally, but are understudied among Latinos/as in science. In this quasi-experimental study, Latino/a students expressed initial mindset-related beliefs shown to be less generative of success in…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Hispanic American Students, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Garza, Martha Elena – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
This paper explores my experiences as a Latina/Chicana educator from the borderlands of South Texas and acknowledges my innermost battle with identity through my own "testimonio." The purpose is to re-examine administrator and teacher language ideologies and the detrimental effect on curriculum development for all students learning in…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Faculty Development, Self Concept, English Language Learners
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