Latino Dropouts in Rural America : Realities and Possibilities

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-03-06
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr

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Latino high school students in rural communities talk about dropping out of school.

Table of Contents

Preface: Getting On and Off the Yellow School Busp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
The High School Dropout Phenomenonp. 1
Research Methodsp. 13
Inside Three Rural Schools and Communitiesp. 27
Case Studies: Latina Youth Experiences In and Out of Schoolp. 43
Case Studies: Latino Youth Experiences In and Out of Schoolp. 69
Composite Analysis: Latina/o Students Seeking Satisfactionp. 93
A Leadership Plan for Culturally Responsive Schoolsp. 107
Referencesp. 141
A Phenomenologyp. 157
Interview Guidesp. 162
Recommendations for Superintendents and Policy Makersp. 165
Cultural Responsiveness in Standards for School Leadersp. 169
Resources for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leadershipp. 171
Professional Development Activities for Cultural Responsivenessp. 175
Indexp. 177
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