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Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap

Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap

By: Gilda L. Ochoa (author)Hardback

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Today the achievement gap is hotly debated among pundits, politicians, and educators. In particular this conversation often focuses on the two fastest-growing demographic groups in the United States: Asian Americans and Latinos. In "Academic Profiling," Gilda L. Ochoa addresses this so-called gap by going directly to the source. At one California public high school where the controversy is lived every day, Ochoa turns to the students, teachers, and parents to learn about the very real disparities--in opportunity, status, treatment, and assumptions--that lead to more than just gaps in achievement.

About Author

Gilda L. Ochoa is professor of sociology and Chicana/o-Latina/o studies at Pomona College. She is the author of Becoming Neighbors in a Mexican American Community and Learning from Latino Teachers and coeditor of Latino Los Angeles.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780816687398
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780816687398
  • ISBN10: 0816687390

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