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Bensimon, Estela Mara; Dowd, Alicia – Harvard Educational Review, 2009
This article draws on the voices of three Latina and two Latino students who navigated transfer pathways from a community college to four-year colleges. Although all but one of these students was eligible for admission to the selective University of California system, none of them exercised that choice. In fact, only one enrolled in a selective…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Hispanic American Students, Selective Admission, College Choice
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Moses, Michele S.; Saenz, Lauren P. – Harvard Educational Review, 2008
In this article, Michele Moses and Lauren Saenz explore a growing trend in education policymaking--the ballot initiative. Specifically, the authors question whether information presented to voters is sufficiently substantive to permit educated decisionmaking about influential policies. Their study, a content analysis of print news media related to…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Democracy, Affirmative Action, News Reporting