The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed Social Policies - Wed., 2/18/09, 2 - 4 p.m.
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UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center
UCLA Migration Studies Group and
UCLA Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles
Please join us for a presentation of
The Latino Education Crisis:
The Consequences of
Failed Social Policies
Patricia Gándara, Professor of Education, UCLA
Frances Contreras, Assistant Professor of Education, University of Washington
Rubén Hernández Leon, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UCLA,
will be the discussant for this "Author Meets Critic" session.
Published by Harvard University Press and drawing on extensive demographic data and compelling case studies, this powerful book reveals the depths of the education crisis looming for Latino students, the nation's largest and most rapidly growing minority group. Revealing and disturbing, the Latino Education Crisis is a call to action and will be essential reading for everyone with an interest in the American future.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
CSRC Library, 144 Haines Hall, UCLA
A book signing and reception will follow the presentation.
Books will be available for purchase.
Parking is available in Structure #2 and can be
purchased for $9 at the kiosk located at
Westholme Ave. and Hilgard Ave.
For further information, please call:
(310) 206-9185 or (310) 267-5562.