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Hispanic experience in higher education

Mexican Southern Baptists" attitudes toward higher education

by Juan B. Guerrero-Avila

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Los Angeles County.,
  • Los Angeles County
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican Americans -- Education -- California -- Los Angeles County,
    • Mexican American students -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Attitudes,
    • Baptists -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Attitudes,
    • Education, Higher -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Public opinion,
    • Public opinion -- California -- Los Angeles County,
    • Educational surveys -- California -- Los Angeles County

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      StatementJuan B. Guerrero-Avila.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC2683.6 .G84 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6796583M
      ISBN 100761819444
      LC Control Number00068307
      OCLC/WorldCa45556201

        Latino Americans, the largest and the fastest growing ethnic minority in the United States, are half as likely to hold a college degree as non-Hispanic white adults, an education gap that has been widening since , according to a June report. “For us, it was surprising just how low the Latino degree attainment numbers are and how significant the gaps are in certain states,” said. The upward generational trend toward higher education among Hispanics extends far beyond this family. Despite the soaring cost of college, Latinos, along with Asians and Pacific Islanders, have the fastest rate of increase in enrollment of all ethnic groups over the past three decades, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

      What is more, Hispanic emerging adults attending institutions of higher education may also have the added burden of navigating through competing cultural expectations of their heritage culture and the academic environment which in the U.S. often reflects the values, beliefs, and behaviors of White-Eurocentric culture (Cano, Castillo, Castro, de. For an overview of pre-World War II higher education for Latinos, see Christopher Tudico, Before We Were Chicanas/os: The Mexican American Experience in California Higher Education, (PhD diss., University of Pennsylvania, ).

      The state as a whole is a hub for immigration. According to the census, 21% of New Yorkers are foreign-born – 10% higher than the national average. Unidos launched in and was built from the existing framework of the council’s popular Together—Book Talk for Parents and Kids. The Council enlisted the help of biliteracy expert.   The Review of Higher Education (Winter ) English Proficiency on the Rise Among Latinos Pew Research Center () Variation Within the “New Latino Diaspora”: A Decade of Changes Across the United States in the Equitable Participation of Latina/os in Higher Education Journal of Hispanic Education (Oct. 5, ).


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