Communication between parents and school personnel plays a significant role in student achievement. Spanish-speaking parents are rather hesitant to seek assistance from their child’s school as cultural and language barriers have created a mindset that they are not supported, understood, or valued. Key stakeholders in education therefore need to acquire a clearer understanding of the Latino culture in a dire effort to better serve Hispanic students in high school and their families.
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- college readiness
- Latino parents
- Latino students
- parent involvment
- school- based knowledge
- Children of immigrants--Education (Secondary)--United States.
- Children of immigrants
- Education, Secondary--Parent participation--United States.
- Education, Secondary
- Latin Americans--Services for--United States.
- Latin Americans
- School-linked human services--United States.
- School-linked human services
- College preparation programs--United States.
- College preparation programs
- Partial requirement for: Ed.D., Arizona State University, 2016Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 85-92)Note typebibliography
- English and SpanishNote typelanguage
- Field of study: Educational administration and supervision