Involving Latino Parents in Education: Advocating for Children with Special Needs

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Abstract

Examines the challenges of Latino children’s access to quality special education in the context of the broader racial educational achievement gap in South Bend and the country as a whole. Based on participant observation and literature review. Concludes that the solution lies in encouraging and supporting parental involvement in their children’s schools and promoting outreach to and advocacy for the Latino community.

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Document Type
  • Document

Creator
  • Colin Parker

  • Carolyn Leary

Date Created
  • 2010-01-01

Publication Date
  • 2010

Subject
  • Children and Youth

  • Family and Households

  • Education

  • Healthcare

Language
  • English

Record Visibility and Access Public
Content License
  • All rights reserved

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