Educating Hispanic Students: Obstacles and Avenues to Improved
Yolanda N. Padrón, Hersch C. Waxman, and Héctor
This report examines factors that must be considered in the development
of effective educational programs that serve Hispanic students.
It provides a synthesis of the research on the education of Hispanic
students, summarizing the problems confronting them and suggesting
possible practices and solutions for approaching them. The report
is divided into five sections: 1) Factors in the Education of
Hispanics, 2) Educational Status of Hispanic Students in the
United States, 3) Factors Associated With the Underachievement
of Hispanic Students, 4) Factors Associated With the Educational
Success of Hispanic Students, and 5) Implications for Policy
and Practice. 2002.
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