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Teaching English Language Learners in Low-Incidence Settings
While it is not easy, there are several strategies that will help teachers craft lessons that challenge English-proficient students and provide support for students learning English. Some strategies involve differentiating ...
Toward a Common Future: Latino Teens and Adults Speak Out
This survey was conducted to enhance the growing body of research on the beliefs and attitudes of Latinos regarding teen relationships, sexual activity, and related issues.
Keeping the Dream Alive: Resource Guide for Undocumented Students
This handbook is designed for school counselors, student advocates, and secondary students, in particular those who are undocumented. Although the legislative information provided varies by state, the generic academic, ...
Latino Early Literacy Development: Strategies for Lifelong Learning and Success
This collection of papers is a call to engage parents, early childhood educators, and community advocates in dialogue that affirmatively builds on a national movement for promoting early literacy—reading and language ...
State of Hispanic America 2004: Latino Perspectives on the American Agenda
This report outlines specific priorities that together help to inform policymakers, public officials, candidates, and the public about what matters to the Latino community and why. The discussion focuses on the following ...
Entre Parejas: An Exploration of Latino Perspectives Regarding Family Planning and Contraception
The Latino community is the largest minority group in the United States, having experienced a 58% increase in population between 1990 and 2000. One of the most salient characteristics of Hispanics is their youthfulness, ...
Sin Provecho: Latinos and Food Insecurity
Nearly one in five Latinos (19.6%) faces food insecurity each year, compromising their health and well-being. Sin Provecho: Latinos and Food Insecurity reports on the impact and associations of hunger, food insecurity, and ...
Retirement Security for Latinos: Bolstering Coverage, Savings and Adequacy
This paper documents retirement savings and adequacy trends among Latinos, explores ways of making it easier for Latinos to save, examines reforms to increase the incentives for Hispanics to save, and discusses the importance ...
Latinos in Construction: Breaking Barriers, Building Hope
The landscape of the American workforce has changed. Today, Hispanics are the largest minority group in the U.S., accounting for 14% of the total U.S. population and a similar share of the total American labor force. ...