Closing the Achievement Gap of Latina/Latino Students

  title={Closing the Achievement Gap of Latina/Latino Students},
  author={Ana Le{\'o}n and Elizabeth Villares and Greg A. Brigman and Linda D. Webb and Paul R. Peluso},
  journal={Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation},
  pages={73 - 86}
This article addresses the achievement gap of Latina/Latino students and evaluates the impact of a Spanish culturally translated classroom program, delivered by bilingual/bicultural school counselors in five 45-min lessons and three booster lessons. Latina/o limited English proficient (LEP) students in Grades 4 and 5 from three schools were assigned to treatment (n = 62) and comparison (n = 94) groups. A quasi-experimental, nonequivalent control group design was used. Significant improvement in… Expand
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