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Tovar-Hilbert, Jessica; Mountain, Lee – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
More than a quarter of all U.S. students in grades K-12 are Latinx. Examining what Latinx texts are included in classroom literature anthologies is essential to ensuring cultural representativeness of the increasing Latinx student population, especially in states such as Texas and California, whose Hispanic student population is more than 40…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Authors, Latin American Literature, Trend Analysis
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Mireles-Rios, Rebeca; Garcia, Nichole M. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This study discusses how a diverse group of Latina/o undergraduate students perceive the ideal graduate-undergraduate mentoring program. Based on Latina/o undergraduate student voices from diverse majors and experiences, the results offer concrete solutions on how graduate student mentoring can play a pivotal role in increasing and enhancing…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Mentors, Hispanic American Students, Academic Achievement
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Arellanes, Jordan Alan; Viramontez Anguaino, Ruben P.; Lohman, Brenda J. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
The immigrant Latino population of North Central Indiana has hopes of improving youth's academics, but must overcome tremendous obstacles to do so. The current study addresses the needs of immigrant Latino families while transitioning to the United States. Sixty-three participants were interviewed in association with a three-year ethnographic…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Family Attitudes
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Tessman, Darcy; Koyama, Jill – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
Drawing on data collected during a 31-month critical qualitative study in the MX-US borderlands, the authors elucidate a positive and complex form of parentocracy unique to "transfronterizo" families. They demonstrate how parents bear their children in the US, move close to the border so that their children can more easily attend US…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Mexicans, Aspiration, Hispanic Americans
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Garza-Reyna, Gina Lydia – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This causal-comparative study analyzed the college readiness of Latino ELLs educated in two different bilingual education programs, Transitional Bilingual (TB) and Dual Language (DL), by examining science and mathematics scores on the nationally recognized college entrance exam, the ACT. A statistically significant difference was found in the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Transitional Programs, Bilingual Education Programs, Science Achievement
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Casanova, Carlos R.; Cammarota, Julio – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This ongoing ethnographic study examines how a counter-space, La Libertad, introduces Latin@ students to a liberating pedagogy of praxis which counters dehumanization they experience in their high school. The researcher spent 180+ hours over 14 months in the field collecting data through participant observation, field notes, and personal…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Hispanic American Students, Teaching Methods, High School Students
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Salinas, Cristobal, Jr.; Lozano, Adele – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
The term "Latinx" emerged recently as a gender-neutral label for Latino/a and Latin@. The purpose of this paper is to examine ways in which Latinx is used within the higher education context, and to provide an analysis of how the term can disrupt traditional notions of inclusivity and shape institutional understandings of…
Descriptors: College Students, Hispanic American Students, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education
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Taggart, Amanda; Paschal, Jaimi – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This study examined the influence of equitable treatment on Latina/o students' college aspirations. Logistic regression was used to identify variables associated with Latina/o high school students' aspirations to attend college within the context of theory concerning the college search, choice, and enrollment processes. Data were drawn from a…
Descriptors: Equal Education, High School Students, College Bound Students, Hispanic American Students
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Lamazares, Alexander – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This research study examines the pedagogical considerations and linguistic challenges regarding teaching Portuguese to speakers of Spanish. That the Portuguese language is similar to Spanish presents a unique set of advantages and challenges to students and instructors. The study of this population of students has grown considerably since the…
Descriptors: Portuguese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Spanish
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Martinez, Melissa A.; Vega, Desireé; Marquez, Jocabed – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
Charter schools that target underserved communities, including Latinxs, have proliferated in the U.S., claiming a unique, more autonomous and successful alternative to traditional public schools, often with a promise of increased postsecondary access and preparation. However, there is conflicting evidence regarding their effectiveness on academic…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Undocumented Immigrants, Hispanic American Students, Institutional Autonomy
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Yasuike, Akiko – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
Based on 29 in-depth interviews with undocumented Latino college students and graduates in Southern California, this study explores how academic high achievers obtain the information, resources, and emotional support they need to achieve college-student status. The study highlights the importance of the programs offered by schools and nonprofit…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, College Graduates
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Farley, Jennifer; Richardson Bruna, Katherine; Martinez Oropeza, Dawn; Ayala, Yesenia – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
"Al Éxito" supports the leadership development, post-secondary education, and civic engagement of Iowa Latina/o youth. In the summer of 2015, it piloted "Movimiento Al Éxito," a "pop up" summer program. In this article, we detail the innovative components and curriculum and describe our journey with "new…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Summer Programs, State History, Hispanic American Students
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Kayi-Aydar, Hayriye – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This narrative case study examined how a Hispanic language teacher invested agency while developing professional identities in different contexts. A recursive analysis of interviews and journal entries indicated that the participant's English language learning experience, the discrimination and marginalization in the work environments, and the…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Language Teachers, Professional Identity, Teaching Experience
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Michel, Raquel; Durdella, Nathan – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This ethnographic case study examined first-year, first-generation, low-income Latino/a college students' social experiences and familial support during their transition from a charter high school to four-year universities. Through interviews and observations, we found that maintaining communication and building relationships among high school and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, First Generation College Students, College Freshmen, Low Income Students
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Giraldo-García, Regina J.; Galletta, Anne; Bagaka's, Joshua G. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
The study is framed by critical race theory to explore the intersection of cultural and institutional factors that influence Latino students' completion of high school. The purpose of this study is to determine the extent to which factors related to students' background, culture, socioeconomic status, and institutional-support such as…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Academic Achievement, Critical Theory, Race
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