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Educating Hispanic Students book coverEducating Hispanic Students: Obstacles and Avenues to Improved Academic Achievement

Yolanda N. Padrón, Hersch C. Waxman, and Héctor H. Rivera

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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