Transforming Education for Hispanic Youth: Recommendations for Teachers and Program Staff
Lockwood, Anne TurnbaughDiCerbo, Patricia Anne, ed.
National Clearinghouse for English Language Aquisition
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8 p. Part of a four-part series of Issue Briefs synthesizing the results of the Hispanic Dropout Project: 1) Transforming Education for Hispanic Youth: Broad Recommendations for Policy and Practice (BE020906); 2) Transforming Education for Hispanic Youth:
This is the third of a series if four issue briefs syntehsizing the results of the Hispanic Dropout Project. It focuses on teacher attitude toward Hispanic students and makes recommendations for improving the interactions among teachers, students and families. It also highlights the need importance of drawing on proir knowledge and skills rather than viewing cultural differences as deficiencies.