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Perez Huber, Lindsay; Malagón, Maria C.; Ramirez, Brianna R.; Gonzalez, Lorena Camargo; Jimenez, Alberto; Vélez, Verónica N. – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, 2015
The first CSRC Research Report to examine the Latina/o education pipeline, "Falling through the Cracks: Critical Transitions in the Latina/o Educational Pipeline" (Pérez Huber et al. 2006), inaugurated a series of reports that have sought to address critical issues related to the Latina/o education pipeline and to provide policy…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Access to Education, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities
Huber, Lindsay Pérez; Solórzano, Daniel G. – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, 2015
Racial microaggressions are a significant obstacle in the educational, professional, and life trajectories of Latinas/os. The authors present models for understanding racial microaggressions and recommendations for disrupting them.
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Aggression, Hispanic Americans, Models
Huber, Lindsay Pérez; Villanueva, Brenda Pulido; Guarneros, Nancy; Vélez, Verónica N.; Solórzano, Daniel G. – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, 2014
On Friday, March 24, 2006, the day of the first annual Latina/o Education Summit conference at UCLA, a nationwide protest erupted. Those involved were demanding national attention to a critical issue that was only mentioned at the conference: immigration--specifically, immigration reform. The protests were sparked by the passage of the Border…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Immigration, Activism, Access to Education
Huber, Lindsay Pérez; Vélez, Verónica N.; Solórzano, Daniel G. – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, 2014
Although recent studies suggest that educational attainment for Latina/os has been improving, in this brief report the authors show that when demographic change is taken into consideration, it is clear that Latina/o students in California are not making gains but falling further behind. In California, approximately 60 percent of Latina/o students…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Hispanic American Students, Achievement Gap, Graduation Rate
Huber, Lindsay Perez; Malagon, Maria C.; Solorzano, Daniel G. – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (NJ1), 2009
Assembly Bill 540 (AB 540) was passed into law by the California state legislature in October 2001 and was implemented on January 1, 2002. Under AB 540, an undocumented student pays resident (in-state) fees at California's public colleges and universities if the student 1) attended a high school in California for at least three years (schooling…
Descriptors: College Students, Public Colleges, Tuition, Undocumented Immigrants
Fan, Peggy; Walters, Jenny; Bochanty-Aguero, Erica; Haro, Carlos Manuel – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (NJ1), 2008
The American education system is failing Latina/o students. Despite their significant representation in the student population, Latina/o students struggle in overcrowded, under-resourced schools and are too often limited to vocational curricula instead of college-bound options. About half of Latina/o students complete their K-12 education, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Governance, Hispanic American Students, Superintendents
Rivas, Martha A.; Perez, Jeanette; Alvarez, Crystal R.; Solorzano, Daniel G. – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (NJ1), 2007
California's three-tier public postsecondary system is meant to provide equal access to higher education for all students in the state. Yet even though Latina/os will soon make up the majority of students in K-12 education, the enrollment of Latina/os in the state's postsecondary institutions remains low. When compared to the percentage of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Transfer Students, Hispanic American Students, Minority Group Students
Catanzarite, Lisa; Trimble, Lindsey – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (NJ1), 2007
The Latino workforce is increasingly critical to the vitality of the U.S. economy. Despite the importance of Latinos in the labor market, their economic contributions are limited by significant disadvantages. This research report provides an overview of Latino workers in the United States at mid-decade. We provide background information on labor…
Descriptors: Employment Patterns, Labor Market, Labor, Labor Force
Rivas, Martha A.; Perez, Jeanette; Alvarez, Crystal R.; Solorzano, Daniel G. – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (NJ1), 2007
The purpose of this report is to take a closer look at the experiences of Latina/o students who transfer from the California Community Colleges (CCC) to the California State University (CSU) or the University of California (UC). The authors examine the role of the CCC in the postsecondary education of Latina/o students, the characteristics of…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Postsecondary Education, Hispanic American Students, Community Colleges
Huber, Lindsay Perez; Huidor, Ofelia; Malagon, Maria C.; Sanchez, Gloria; Solorzano, Daniel G. – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (NJ1), 2006
This report has explores the research literature on Latina/o students throughout the four segments of the educational pipeline: K-12, community college, undergraduate, and graduate. The Latina/o educational pipeline does not ensure a smooth flow of students from one end of the conduit to the other, but a broken trickle of fewer and fewer students…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Community Colleges, Dropout Rate, Academic Persistence
Gonzalez-Figueroa, Evelyn; Koniak-Griffin, Deborah – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (NJ1), 2006
Overall, Latino immigrants may be at greater risk for HIV due to lack of information, health services, and culturally relevant resources. Unfortunately, low levels of acculturation and traditional values combined with high levels of poverty and unemployment can negatively influence the risk for HIV. Non-US-born adolescents and those born to…
Descriptors: Parents, Prevention, Cultural Influences, Adolescents
Yosso, Tara J.; Solorzano, Daniel G. – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (NJ1), 2006
Academic institutions facilitate the flow of knowledge, skills, and students through the educational pipeline. Yet, no matter how one measures educational outcomes, Chicana/os suffer the lowest educational attainment of any major racial or ethnic group in the United States. This brief calls for the repair of the serious and persistent leaks in the…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Ethnic Groups, Educational Objectives, Educational Attainment
Grimm, Tracy – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (NJ1), 2005
Sometimes it is not until a piece of history is lost that its significance is recognized. In the case of the Latino arts, much of this history remains in the file drawers, storage boxes, closets, and attics of those who created it. It is not too late to save this history. Quick action to identify what remains to be saved is vital. Relatively few…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Archives, Primary Sources, Hispanic American Culture
Solorzano, Daniel G.; Rivas, Martha A.; Velez, Veronica N. – UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (NJ1), 2005
Compared to all other racial/ethnic groups, Chicana/os are the most under represented population within doctorate production in the United States. Furthermore, even though data shows a slight increase in Chicana/o doctorate production, these gains are small in relation to the dramatic population growth of Chicana/os in the U.S. from 1990 to 2000…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Community Colleges, Hispanic American Students, Access to Education