Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap
||Ochoa, Gilda L.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Minnesota Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $25.00|
| Book Description: |
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...