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Prediction of college achievement among Mexican-American students in California.

Jonathan R. Warren

Prediction of college achievement among Mexican-American students in California.

by Jonathan R. Warren

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Published by National Dissemination and Assessment Center in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans -- Education (Higher),
  • Academic achievement

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBilingual education paper series -- v. 1, no. 10.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 leaves ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14489776M
    OCLC/WorldCa4425995

    The current study investigated the role of cultural values in the resilience of Mexican American college students. Utilizing mixed methodology, self-identified Mexican American college students were asked to complete an online survey, including a demographic questionnaire, the Resilience Scale, Mexican American Cultural Values Scale, and 2 open-ended questions concerning overcoming Cited by:   In Arizona, the Tucson Unified School District governing board recently voted to suspend the controversial Mexican American studies program. The move came after the state superintendent John.

    This study investigated how experiences in the family context contribute to the postsecondary educational attainment of Mexican American youth. The sample consisted of recent high school graduates. One half of the sample was attending a 2-year college, and the other one half was not enrolled in any postsecondary institution. This study examined the relationships among family (i.e., parents Cited by: Mexican American college students’ academic achievement is a high priority nationwide. While Mexican-origin students college-going rates have continued to increase over the last decade, between and , specifically, Hispanic college-going rates have dramatically increased from only 54% to 70% (National Center for.

    Mexican American students who were fluent bilinguals were not recognized for their linguistic proficiency. The speaking of Spanish in informal settings was not condoned by the school culture, and no bilingual reference materials were available for students to use independently.   In his new book Learning the Possible: Mexican American Students Moving from the Margins of Life to New Ways of Being (University of Arizona Press), Reynaldo Reyes III charts the progress of five participants in the College Assistance Migrant Program, a federally funded program for students from a low-income and/or migrant backgrounds enrolled in their first year of higher education.


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Prediction of college achievement among Mexican-American students in California by Jonathan R. Warren Download PDF EPUB FB2

Prediction of college achievement among Mexican-American students in California. Los Angeles: National Dissemination and Assessment Center, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan R Warren.

Mexican Americans and Education begins with a brief overview of historical educational conditions that have impacted the experiences and opportunities of Mexican American students, and moves into an examination of major contemporary institutional barriers to academic success, including segregation, high-stakes testing, and curriculum tracking.

University of California, Santa Barbara One major question confronting educational researchers and practitioners is why some minority students are successful in school and others are not. This study documented the extent of differences in educational achievement among a cohort of Mexican American language-minority students in a large, urban middle.

Warren, J. () Prediction of college achievement among Mexican American students in California. College Board Research and Development Report. Princeton: Cited by: 6. Culture Predicts Mexican Americans' College Self-Efficacy and College Performance Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Diversity in Higher Education 4(2) June with Reads.

Mexican American districts are in California and New Mexico. Together, these States contain as mapy__ Mexican American districts as'Texas gbout ; however, the total Mexican 'American school population of these districts is much smaller.

They include only ab Mexican American pupils, while the 94 Texas districts includeSize: KB. For instance, one response of Mexican American students to discrimination is a strengthening of traditional cultural values which, in turn, has a compensating effect on academic performance (Berkel et al., ).

More work is needed to understand the mechanisms through which discrimination might influence immigrant students' academic performance.

A recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) report shows that the achievement gap between Hispanic and non-Hispanic white students has been dishearteningly static for 20 years. The failure to narrow the gap comes despite a decade of No Child Left Behind and state legislation to promote English learning among immigrants, the.

This study examined how college persistence intentions and life satisfaction influenced by acculturation, enculturation, White marginalization, and Mexican American marginalization among Academic Achievement Of First-Generation Mexican American Males In A Community College Dr.

Carlos C. Peña University of the Incarnate Word The purpose of this study was to examine the complexities of successful attainment and achievement of 10 Mexican American males in a rural Southwest community college. This study strives to offer insightsFile Size: KB.

Following an outcry from activists inwho demanded that Mexican American studies be formally included in state curriculum, the State Board of Education voted to.

The study examines the predictive value of several variabls on ninth-grade grade point average for Mexican-American and Puerto Rican high school students. English and Spanish proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding the language as well as the use of Spanish or English in the home represented the language variables.

The students' immigration status, gender, place of Cited by: MEXICAN AMERICANS AND roots of contemporary Tejano education can be found in the Spanish, Mexican, and Anglo settlement of Texas.

During the first years of Spanish Texas, informal learning was the learning (schooling) for Tejanos did not emerge until the late nineteenth century to meet the needs of the Texas- Mexican population for literacy and socialization. Migrant students, seldom provided evaluation information based on comparison with others, must rely on non-challenging past experiences in establishing future expectation for interactive model involving teachers indirectly in raising Mexican-American student expectations was designed based on the findings of the study and related research.

non-MAS students, and along most demographic characteristics, there were no substantial differences (see Appendix B). 1 There are a number of ways to describe students of Latin American decent (e.g., Hispanic, Mexican American, Chicano, Latina/o), but they.

Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups. examines the educational progress and challenges. students face in the United States by race/ethnicity.

This report shows that over time, students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native. Full text of "ERIC ED Variables Affecting Achievement of Middle School Mexican American other formats DOCUMENT RESUME ED RC AUTHOR TITLE INSTITUTION SPONS AGENCY PUB DATE NOTE Hernandez, Norma G.

Variables Affecting Achievement of Middle School Mexican American Students. Abstract title: Expectations for academic achievement of Mexican-American students in migrant projectsAuthor: Nora Yeager Lamble.

Only 57 percent of Mexican-American students graduate from high school, and 11 percent receive college degrees, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

In a new study, a University of Missouri. Find the best Latin American Studies Colleges in California on View school information and student reviews for all 20 Latin American Studies colleges in California.

Study the experiences of Latin American people within the United States and wider diaspora and examine issues of race, ethnicity, class, culture, gender and sexuality. Our Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies Department offers a program that will profoundly impact your worldview, as you study Latin American experiences in the U.S.

and beyond via a wide range of disciplines.Chicano Studies Research Center. Assistant Director. Administrative Box 1 Socio-cultural determinants of achievement among Mexican-American Students - by James G.

Anderson. Box 2 Access in a broader context: college-going rates in California. Chicano Studies Research Center.This literature review examines the effect of teacher expectations on minority students, and especially on Mexican-American students.

The review focuses on four areas: (1) teachers' attitudes and expectations toward Mexican-American children; (2) teachers' attitudes and expectations toward minority children; (3) teachers' performance expectations of students; and (4) other expectations which.