The educational outcomes of Hispanics and non-Hispanics in Arizona: Implications for national and state policy makers.
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A qualitative exploration of the first-year experience of Latino college students. Educational and occupational aspirations of Latino youth and their parents. The gendered and racialized pathways of Latina and Latino youth: Different struggles, different resistances in the urban context. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 26(2), 171-186. Chicana college aspirations and the role of parents: Developing educational resiliency. From barrios to Yale: The role of parenting strategies in Latino families. To improve low rates of credential attainment in community colleges, individual schools as well as a number of national organizations have developed a range of initiatives focused on increasing rates of college completion and student success.Although the importance of non-academic factors in college completion and student success has been well established, questions remain about the best ways to structure the community college environment to foster students' sense of belonging and promote behaviors that are associated with success. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education 4(3), 197-214.