Resiliency and Success
Migrant Children in the U.S.
Pedro Reyes, Encarnacion Garza, Enrique T. Trueba
- ISBN: 9781594510458
- Extent: 188pp
- Release Date: 20 May 2004
- Size: 229mm x 152mm
- Format: Paperback
- Restricted Territories: View details...
- Category: Education
- Buy Now £26.00
This book elucidates the amazing life journeys of academically successful migrant students. Offering vivid case studies of successful students, this book helps teachers, education students, and researchers understand the factors that lead to success by minority language children. The authors develop the lessons of student success stories into recommendations for schools and for educational policy. Readers gain from this book the stories of real students, the challenges they faced, and the means by which students and schools may overcome language and cultural barriers to educational success.
About The Author
Pedro Reyes, Associate Vice Chancellor, University of Texas at Austin, is the editor of the book Lessons from High-Performing Hispanic Schools: Creating Learning Communities (Teachers College Press).
Encarnacion Garza teaches at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Enrique T. Trueba, University of Texas at Austin, was the coauthor of Ethnography and Schools: Qualitative Approaches to the Study of Education (Rowman and Littlefield 2002).