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Learning In Context: Preparing Latino Workers for Careers and Continuing Education
Adult education services, including education for those lacking basic literacy and numeracy, preparation for the high school equivalency diploma, and English-as-a-second-language courses, play a crucial role in bridging ...
State of Hispanic America 1991: An Overview
Narrowing the economic gap between Hispanics and other Americans will require immediate, sustained policy intervention and substantial public investment. Because current programs do not necessarily take into account on ...
Preschool Education: Delivering on the Promise for Latino Children
Latino student achievement has emerged as a central issue in education reform debates. After decades of neglect and disregard for the persistent disparities faced by these students, this attention is both welcome and long ...
Plugged In: Positive Development Strategies for Disconnected Latino Youth
Educational attainment is one of the strongest predictors of future earnings. However, for 42 percent of the country's Latino youth, this traditional pathway to economic mobility is fraught with challenges. This report ...
A Homecoming Journey: The Reenrollment Experience of Latino High School Dropouts
The Latino community is the fastest-growing population in American society. In fact, 25% of children younger than five are of Latino descent. Yet despite their numeric significance, Latinos continue to be overrepresented ...
Latino Family Engagement in After-School Programs
Recognizing the opportutnies that after-school programs hold for disadvantaged students, NCLR conducted a national study to examine the landscape of after-school programming for Latino students.
The Education of Hispanics: Status and Implications
The American education system is often portrayed as a pipeline, successfully transporting individuals from childhood to college or full participation in the world of work. However it is becoming increasingly clear that ...
National Council of La Raza: The First 25 Years
This brief history chronicles the roots and development of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) from its beginnings as a regional Mexican American organization committed to providing institutional support to grassroots ...
Latino Education: Status and Prospects: State of Hispanic America 1998
This report is a series of snapshots which, taken together, form a portrait of the status of Hispanics in the educational system.
Investing in Our Future: A Latino Policy Agenda for the 114th Congress
This publication outlines issues and legislation that affect the Latino community and recommendations for action. Solving these issues is critical not only to the well-being of the Latino community but to the future of our ...