Falling Through the Cracks: Critical Transitions in the Latina/o Educational Pipeline

Falling Through the Cracks: Critical Transitions in the Latina/o Educational Pipeline

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Within educational research, the pipeline metaphor is often used to describe how students move through the primary, secondary, and postsecondary levels of educ. The pipeline for Latina/o students, however, does now allow this group of students to flow smoothly through the various levels of educ. and yield a fairly proportionate number of high school and postsecondary grad. For ex., out of every 100 Latina elementary students in the U.S., 54 will graduate from high school; from these, 11 will graduate from college, 4 will graduate from grad. or professional school, and less than 1 will receive a doctorate. This report discusses this problem as well as areas of concern that must be addressed if current educ. outcomes for Latina/o students are to improve. Illus.authors lindsay PAcrez huber is a doctoral student in the social science and Comparative education program (ssCe) in the uCla department of education. her specialization is in race and ethnic studies. lindsay is also a graduate associate at theanbsp;...


Title:Falling Through the Cracks: Critical Transitions in the Latina/o Educational Pipeline
Author: Lindsay Perez Huber
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2010-03
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