Reluctant Partners, Problem Definition, and Legislative Intent: K-16 Policy for Latino College Success

  title={Reluctant Partners, Problem Definition, and Legislative Intent: K-16 Policy for Latino College Success},
  author={Maricela Oliva},
  journal={Journal of Hispanic Higher Education},
  pages={209 - 230}
  • M. Oliva
  • Published 2004
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Hispanic Higher Education
Improving access to college for Latinos and other underrepresented minorities is a serious policy dilemma, particularly in states where they constitute large and growing numbers of the college-age population. Latinos as a group face numerous obstacles to college attendance, including a lack of knowledge about college and how to get there, inadequate financial resources, and the absence of adequate adult guidance for navigating the college choice and enrollment process. This article describes… Expand
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