Trends in Hispanic academic achievement: where do we go from here?

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Author: Ortiz, Carlos J.; Valerio, Melissa A.; Lopez, Kristina

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This article sought to identify factors related to high school completion rates and college enrollment among Hispanic students. Hispanic students were found to have high attrition rates in institutions of higher education. Implications for the development and implementation of retention programs for Hispanic high school students, such as culturally sensitive professional staff and faculty training, increased parent or family involvement, and improved parent or caregiver service provider communication in the development of programs aimed at the retention of Hispanic students, are presented.

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This article sought to identify factors related to high school completion rates and college enrollment among Hispanic students. Hispanic students were found to have high attrition rates in institutions of higher education. Implications for the development and implementation of retention programs for Hispanic high school students, such as culturally sensitive professional staff and faculty training, increased parent or family involvement, and improved parent or caregiver service provider communication in the development of programs aimed at the retention of Hispanic students, are ...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Participation; Demographics; Outcomes; Research; Secondary education; Providers of education and training; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Minority group; Ethnicity; Secondary school; Schooling; Completion; Student attrition; Student retention; Academic achievement; Trend

Geographic subjects: North America; United States

Published: London, England: Sage Publications, 2012

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Journal title: Journal of Hispanic higher education

Journal volume : 11

Journal number: 2

Journal date: April 2012

Pages: pp. 136-148

ISSN: 1538-1927 (print); 1552-5716 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call Number:
TD/TNC 109.458



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