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Author(s):Verdugo, R.
Title:A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Organization:National Education Association (NEA)
Short Description:This report explores history, demographics, and key education issues for Hispanics, including innovative classroom strategies that research demostrates are effective with Hispanic students, professional development for educators, early childhood and postsecondary education, and immigration/migrant education/English Language Learner politics.
Annotation:This report explores history, demographics, and key education issues for Hispanics, including innovative classroom strategies that research demostrates are effective with Hispanic students, professional development for educators, early childhood and postsecondary education, and immigration/migrant education/English Language Learner politics. Chapter four outlines specific recommendations for school personnel, classroom teachers, parents, policymakers, Hispanic organizations, community members, and researchers.
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Associated Keywords:
Achievement Gap
Early Childhood Education/School Readiness
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
English Language Learners/LEP/ESL
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement
Preparation/College Readiness
Teaching/Teacher Quality
Undocumented Immigrant/Immigrant/Migrant Students

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Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
White students are racially isolated
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Seizing the Measurement Moment
Unauthorized Alien Students: Issues and “DREAM Act” Legislation
College Access Challenge Grants: Including Adult Learners, Strengthening Student Success
Fulfilling the Commitment: Recommendations for Reforming Federal Student Aid
Financial aid in theory and practice
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
School funding's tragic flaw
NCHEMS information center
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Postsecondary education opportunity
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Knowledge is power program
Project GRAD
Academic pathways to access and student success
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
State of college admission 2006
The art of student retention
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Upward Bound
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education.
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Do grants matter?
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Myths and realities for undocumented students attending U.S. colleges and universities
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
Public attitudes on higher education
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
The growing gap between reality and policy in opportunity in for higher education
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Peak experiences
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
American Indian higher education consortium
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Student loan forgiveness programs
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education