Chicano School Failure And Success / Edition 2

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This new edition of the best-selling Chicano School Failure and Success, has been updated to provide state-of-the-art coverage of the Chicano school experience. Together, the contributors provide a comprehensive and in-depth look at such diverse topics as the effectiveness of bilingual education, the impact of testing on Chicano students and the relationship between Chicano families and schools. This timely new edition brings the debate forward to address all the latest issues in Chicano education and will be a valued resource for teachers, policy makers and community activists alike.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415257732
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/15/2002
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 408
  • Product dimensions: 1.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 7.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Current Realities of the Chicano Schooling Experience
1. The Plight of Chicano Students: An Overview of Schooling Conditions and Outcomes Richard R. Valencia
2. The Explosive Growth of the Chicano/Latino Population: Educational Implications Richard R. Valencia
3. Segregation, Desegregation, and Integration of Chicano Students: Old and New Realities Richard R. Valencia, Martha Menchaca; and Ruben Donato
4. Chicano Dropouts: An Update of Research and Policy Issues Russell W. Rumberger and Gloria M. Rodriguez

Part II: Language Perspectives on Chicano Student Achievement
5. Language, Public Policy, and Schooling: A Focus on Chicano English Language Learners Eugene E. Garcia and Ann-Marie Wiese
6. Research in Bilingual Education: Moving Beyond the Effectiveness Debate Michael D. Guerrero

Part III: Cultural and Familial Perspectives on Chicano Student Achievement
7. Chicano/Latino Critical Ethnography of Education: Cultural Productions from La Frontera Sofia Villenas and Douglas E. Foley
8. Chicano Families and Schools: Myths, Knowledge, and Future Directions for Understanding Robert P. Moreno and Richard R. Valencia

Part IV: Educational Testing and Special Education Issues Germane to Chicano Students
9. Educational Testing and Chicano Students: Issues, Consequences, and Prospects for Reform Richard R. Valencia, Bruno J. Villarreal, and Moises F. Salinas
10. An Analysis of Special Education as a Response to the Diminished Academic Achievement of Chicano/Latino Students: An Update Robert Rueda, Alfredo J. Artiles, Jesus Salazar, and Ignacio Higareda

Part V: The Big Picture and Chicano School Failure and Success
11. The Big Picture: Systemic and Institutional Factors in Chicano School Failure and Success Arthur Pearl
12. Conclusions: Towards Chicano School Success Richard R. Valencia

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