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The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed Social Policies
Will the United States have an educational caste system in 2030? Drawing on both extensive demographic data and compelling case studies, this powerful book reveals the depths of the educational crisis looming for Latino students, the nation s largest and most rapidly growing minority group. Richly informative and accessibly written, "The Latino Education Crisis" describes ...more
Paperback, 415 pages
Published April 10th 2010 by Harvard University Press
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I agree completely with the complicated situations and solutions that Gándara and Contreras present, and found many of their insights enlightening. I also believe they sufficiently covered just about every aspect of this education problem, as well as what the costs of success or failure will be. However, I found the book painful to read structurally: it seemed haphazardly organized, difficult to digest, and oftentimes redundant. The book could easily be half its size while making all the same po ...more