Latino School Challenges Extend Beyond Latinas
- Having Your Say . . . On ELL Testing. Domenech, Daniel A. // Educational Leadership;Mar2005, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p93
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Educating Language Learners," in the December 2004/January 2005 issue.
- LETTERS. Pn�rez, Mark; Trevino Jr., Pete; Cariga, Carlos // Hispanic;Mar2005, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p8
Presents letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues. Need for the periodical "Hispanic" to cover topics about poor Hispanic Americans; Request for a listing of top cheapest colleges for Hispanic students; Views on the title of the periodical "Hispanic."
- Latino college attendance rising, but high dropout rate persists. // Education Week;11/17/93, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p4
Presents statistics on the Latino student population. Results of a study by the American Council on Education; Increase in Latinos earning higher-education degrees; Drop-out rates from high school; College attendance rates; Percentage of public high school graduates.
- Motivated students win top college scholarships. // Hispanic Times Magazine;Oct/Nov1991, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p30
Reports on the Hispanic American students that won college scholarships funded by the office of Naval Research. Name of student; Major; Activities; Awards and achievements.
- Hispanic Students Find Out What's in a Name. // Community College Week;7/9/2001, Vol. 13 Issue 24, p23
Focuses on the problems with the names of Hispanic students in the United States. Comment from an assistant director of student life in Northeast Community College about confusion in names; Effort of a Hispanic student to explain her complex name.
- A chance to pursue my dreams. Inda, Cynthia // Policy Review;Nov/Dec96, Issue 80, p33
Presents a Hispanic American student's account of her experiences at a public school. Most powerful lessons of public school; Comparison with her experiences at a private school.
- Taking a Balanced Approach to Reading. // T H E Journal;Jun2000, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p126
Focuses on A Balanced Approach to Reading implemented in the Houston, Texas school district. Development of phonological awareness and decoding skills; Interventions for students experiencing difficulties; Techniques employed for students whose first language is Spanish.
- Hispanic American doctoral degrees-all disciplines combined. // Black Issues in Higher Education;07/24/97, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p24
Presents statistical information on Hispanic American doctoral degrees.
- Against all odds. Lawton, Millicent // Education Week;6/8/94, Vol. 13 Issue 37, p21
Features the challenges faced by Hispanic high-school students in the United States. Factors contributing to dropping out of school; Average performance on tests; Physical and social hazards.