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Latino Change Agents in Higher Education: Shaping a System That Works for All / Edition 1
     

Latino Change Agents in Higher Education: Shaping a System That Works for All / Edition 1

by Leonard A Valverde
 

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ISBN-10: 0787995959

ISBN-13: 2900787995958

Pub. Date: 12/14/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Latino Change Agents in Higher Education offers college and university leaders a practical guide for meeting the challenges of educating the burgeoning population of Latino students. The contributors, a stellar group of experienced leaders in higher education, clearly show that the changes to higher education needed to ensure Latino student success will benefit

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Latino Change Agents in Higher Education offers college and university leaders a practical guide for meeting the challenges of educating the burgeoning population of Latino students. The contributors, a stellar group of experienced leaders in higher education, clearly show that the changes to higher education needed to ensure Latino student success will benefit all students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900787995958
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/14/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288

Table of Contents


Foreword   Ricardo R. Fernandez     xi
Preface     xvii
Acknowledgments     xxiii
About the Contributors     xxv
The Past Cannot Be the Future     1
Why the United States Can No Longer Wait to Educate Its Latino Population   Leonard A. Valverde   Baltazar Arispe y Acevedo Jr.   Monte E. Perez     3
Pathways to a Better Future: Reconfiguring the Educational Context for Change   Henry T. Ingle   Yolanda R. Ingle     23
Making an All-in-One K-16 System Work   Gloria Ann Lopez     39
Systemic Change, Si; Special Add-On Programs, No     57
From Minority to Majority: New Education Strategies   Ed Apodaca     59
Recent Strategies to Increase Access and Retention   Silas H. Abrego     77
Latino Professional Associations: Advocacy for Liberation   Leonard A. Valverde     93
Establishing Institutions of Higher Education That Serve Latinos   Monte E. Perez     107
A Bright Future Necesita Un Grito Fuerte     123
The Stakes Keep Going Up: Sustaining Latino Communities   Baltazar Arispe y Acevedo Jr.     125
Old Promises, Contemporary Goals, and Future Dreams: Time for a Bold Plan   Manuel N.Gomez     147
Where Latinos Go to College Matters   Roberto Haro     167
Beginning the Work of Reshaping Higher Education     191
Leadership Always Makes a Difference   David Ballesteros     193
Changing Paradigms: As Society Transforms So Must Higher Education   Leonard A. Valverde     215
References     229
Index     245

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