Self-fulfilling prophecy not: using cultural assets to beat the odds

  title={Self-fulfilling prophecy not: using cultural assets to beat the odds},
  author={Cleveland Hayes and Adonay Antonio Montes and Laurie Schroeder},
  journal={Gender and Education},
  pages={923 - 937}
In this study, the pedagogies of the home used by Latinos as they attend schools in the USA are highlighted. We hope to use the stories of Arturo and Ruben, successful Latinos, as a means to show that Latinos are developing strategies that can be shared through the telling of their stories and to claim the value of voicing the difficult realities of Latinos as they resist falling victim to anticipated self-fulfilling prophecies and move creatively through the educational pipeline to reach their… 

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