TITLE

Enhancing the academic success of Hispanic females

AUTHOR(S)
Hernandez, Arthur E.
PUB. DATE
September 1995
SOURCE
Contemporary Education;1995, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program housed at several University of Texas System schools as an exemplar of how to enhance the educational achievement of Hispanic women in the United States. Low retention rates; Factors for the low levels of academic success; Features of the program.
ACCESSION #
9511050182

 

Related Articles

  • Latina Ph.D. graduate returns home to Nevada. FERNANDEZ, EDITH // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);1/17/2011, Vol. 28 Issue 3, Special section p11 

    This article relates the decision of a Hispanic American woman who received first-rate college education to return home to Nevada in spite of the current economic downturn in the state.

  • Gap growing.  // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;1/30/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 26, p7 

    The article offers brief information on the worsening educational gap between Black and Hispanic women who enroll and graduate as opposed to Black and Hispanic men as revealed in a study conducted by the Campaign for College Opportunity.

  • Take that, Papi. LOPEZ, HENRY // Santa Fe Reporter;7/30/2014, Vol. 41 Issue 31, p19 

    The article reports on the staging of "Mujeres Activas Letras y Cambio Social" or "Women Active in Letters and Social Change," a conference on the role of Chicanas and other Latinas in higher education to be held at the Northern New Mexico College from July 30 to August 2, 2014.

  • Undocumented Educational Leadership: The Development of Latina Mothers into Emergent Social Justice Leaders. Rodela, Katherine C. // National Forum of Applied Educational Research Journal;2016, Vol. 29 Issue 1/2, p21 

    This article aims to carve a space for parent leadership within the social justice educational leadership literature, particularly the undocumented stories and experiences of Latina immigrant mothers. Drawing from a 23-month ethnographic study, this article analyzes the role oi a grassroots...

  • Developing and evaluating a Spanish TEL-MED message on breast cancer. Ward, Barbara; Bertera, Elizabeth M. // Journal of Community Health;Apr97, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p127 

    Discusses the promotional programs of the Spanish information system called TEL-MED on breast cancer for older Latino women. TEL-MED questions on breast cancer; Low cost of free mammograms; Mass media campaign combination; Circulation of pamphlets.

  • Fewer Caps and Gowns for Hispanic Girls.  // Black Issues in Higher Education;02/15/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 26, p12 

    Reports on the high school dropout rates of Hispanic girls in the United States, according to the American Association of University Women. Need for schools to recognize cultural values involving Hispanic girls; Factors that affect the decision of Hispanic girls regarding college education;...

  • CALENDAR.  // Crain's Detroit Business;7/7/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 27, p0013 

    A calendar of business-related events in Michigan is presented including a summer marketing workshops targeting business owners and entrepreneurs on July 8, 2014, Small-Business Loan Orientation on July 9, 2014 and Inaugural Latina Summit: Women in Power Leading Change on July 15, 2014.

  • Perceptions of Hormonal Contraceptive Safety and Side Effects Among Low-Income Latina and Non-Latina Women. Guendelman, Sylvia; Denny, Colleen; Mauldon, Jane; Chetkovich, Carol // Maternal & Child Health Journal;Dec2000, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p233 

    Objectives : We explored perceptions of the safety and side effects of oral and injectable hormonal contraceptives among low-income women at high risk of unintended pregnancy. Methods : Overall safety perceptions, specific health concerns, and the relationship between these safety perceptions...

  • Effects of a Culturally Sensitive Education Program on the Breast Cancer Knowledge and Beliefs of Hispanic Women. Hall, Cathy P.; Hall, John D.; Pfriemer, Judith T.; Wimberley, Paige D.; Jones, Craig H. // Oncology Nursing Forum;Nov2007, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p1195 

    Purpose/Objectives: To determine the effectiveness of a multifaceted, culturally sensitive, and linguistically appropriate breast cancer education program for Hispanic women.Design: Experimental (post-test only, control-group design).Setting: The parish hall of a Roman Catholic Church in...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics