Increasing Academic Achievement and College-Going Rates for Latina/o English Language Learners: A Survey of School Counselor InterventionsThe Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision
- school counselors,
- Latina/o English language learners,
- academic achievement,
- college access
AbstractThis study was conducted to identify the extent to which school counselors use various intervention strategies to promote college attendance for Latina/o English Language Learners (ELLs). Specifically, school counselors across the Northeast (n = 198) were asked to identify activities they implement on behalf of Latina/o ELLs to increase college-going rates. The results suggested the importance of the following: collaborating with multiple school and community stakeholders, addressing the inadequacy of resources through advocacy and leadership, and keeping track of dropout, graduation, and college-acceptance data for Latina/o ELLs to ensure equitable access to educational opportunities.
Citation InformationAmy Cook, Rachelle Pérusse and Eliana D. Rojas. "Increasing Academic Achievement and College-Going Rates for Latina/o English Language Learners: A Survey of School Counselor Interventions" (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/amy_cook/4/