Narrowing the Achievement Gap

Strategies for Educating Latino, Black, and Asian Students

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ISBN: 978-0-387-44609-7 (Print) 978-0-387-44611-0 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Introduction and Overview

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-13

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      Pages 1-13

      Introduction and Overview

  2. Culturally Diverse Families and Schooling

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-32

      Fostering Latino Parent Involvement in the Schools: Practices and Partnerships

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      Pages 33-48

      Parenting, Social-Emotional Development, and School Achievement of African American Youngsters

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      Pages 49-64

      Asian Pacific American Cultural Capital: Understanding Diverse Parents and Students

  3. Histories, Issues of Immigration, and Schooling Experiences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-89

      The Mobility/Social Capital Dynamic: Understanding Mexican American Families and Students

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      Pages 91-107

      Educational Attainment of Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Young Blacks

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      Pages 109-128

      Divergent Origins and Destinies: Children of Asian Immigrants

  4. Socio-cultural Issues on Teaching, Learning, and Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

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      Pages 131-151

      Educational Issues and Effective Practices for Hispanic Students

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      Pages 153-170

      Improving the Schooling Experiences of African American Students

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      Pages 171-184

      The Truth and Myth of the Model Minority: The Case of Hmong Americans

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      Pages 185-193

      Conclusion and Recommendations