Increasing latina/o students' baccalaureate attainment: A focus on retention

Leticia Oseguera, Angela M. Locks, Irene I. Vega

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Notwithstanding years of retention efforts, graduation rates of Latinas/os remain alarmingly low. The purpose of this review is threefold. First, the authors go beyond traditional theory and highlight those scholars who shed new information on retention for Latina/o students. Second, they summarize factors that specifically affect Latina/o students. Third, promising practices for effectively retaining Latina/o students in higher education institutions are highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-53
Number of pages31
JournalJournal of Hispanic Higher Education
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2009

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  • Education


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