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Elliott, Diane Cárdenas; Brenneman, Meghan W.; Carney, Lauren; Robbins, Steve – Urban Education, 2018
Using a qualitative approach, we sought to understand the social networks and decision-making strategies of minority males as they choose to attend a postsecondary institution. Data were obtained from interviews where students self-report perceptions of their college transition process. Our findings suggest that students' social networks are…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Males, Minority Group Students, Student Adjustment
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Ward, Nadia L. – Urban Education, 2006
This article discusses the educational achievement status of racial and ethnic minorities, specifically African Americans and Latinos as compared to their Caucasian peers. In addition, this article describes several long-standing federal educational initiatives designed to improve educational equity and access on the part of low-income and…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Change, Postsecondary Education, Minority Groups