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Expanding Opportunity in Higher Education
Expanding Opportunity in Higher Education (September 2006)
Leveraging Promise
Patricia Gándara - Editor
Gary Orfield - Editor
Catherine L. Horn - Editor

Reports on the challenges facing California and the nation in providing access to higher education during a time of demographic change.


The dream of public higher education in America is to provide opportunity for many and to offer transformative help to American communities and the economy. Expanding Opportunity in Higher Education explores the massive challenges facing California and the n...(Read More)
 
 
The Dimensions of Time and the Challenge of School Reform
The Dimensions of Time and the Challenge of School Reform (October 1999)
Patricia Gándara - Editor

As the education reform movement matures into its second decade, it is clear that many promising efforts have fallen short in their attempts to create real school change. One reason for this is that the process of school reform is much more complex than most reformers realized or were willing to acknowledge. The Dimensions of Time and the Challenge of School Reform points to another problem--the problem of time--and its role in both the succe...(Read More)
 
 
Over the Ivy Walls
Over the Ivy Walls (September 1995)
The Educational Mobility of Low-Income Chicanos
Patricia Gándara - Author

Explores social factors that lead to academic success for low-income Chicanos.
Unique among literature on minority and Chicano academic achievement, Over the Ivy Walls focuses on factors that create academic successes rather than examining school failure. It weaves existing research on academic achievement into an analysis of the lives of 50 low-income Chicanos for whom schooling "worked" and became an important vehic...(Read More)
 
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