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Clipping Their Own Wings: The Incompatibility between Latino Culture and American Education
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Clipping Their Own Wings: The Incompatibility between Latino Culture and American Education (Paperback)

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Clipping Their Own Wings addresses one of the most urgent problems in the United States' educational system: Latino underachievement. This work presents a unique solution to this problem-Selective Cultural Adoption (SCA). SCA is method that enables Latinos to retain certain meaningful characteristics of their culture while adopting key aspects of the Anglo-American culture that will help them succeed. Clipping Their Own Wings is a hands-on book that illustrates how teachers and parents can improve the education experience of young Latinos in America.

Education Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 31/10/2006 ISBN-13: 9780761835363  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Ernesto Caravantes is host of the cable television show Dialog in Glendale, California, which discusses current trends in higher education. He received his M.S. in Counseling from the University of La Verne.

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