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Author Bartlett, Lesley.

Title Additive schooling in subtractive times : bilingual education and Dominican immigrant youth in the Heights / Lesley Bartlett and Ofelia García ; foreword by Angela Valenzuela
Published Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 290 pages)
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: Schooling Immigrant Youth -- 2. In the Heights: Dominican Youth Immigrate to New York -- 3. Education Policy as Social Context -- 4. From Subtractive to Additive Schooling: The History of Gregorio Luperon High School -- 5. Languaging at Luperon -- 6. Challenges Facing Immigrant Youth at Luperon -- 7. Social Capital and Additive Schooling at Luperon -- 8. Political Economy of Education: Trajectories of Luperon Students through School and Beyond -- 9. Educating Immigrant Youth: Lessons Learned
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-279) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dominican Americans -- Education (Secondary) -- New York (State) -- New York.
Education, Bilingual -- New York (State) -- New York.
Form Electronic book
Author García, Ofelia.
ISBN 0826517641 (electronic bk.)
9780826517647 (electronic bk.)