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2007

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Educational leadership and policy studies;Education (Educational leadership);Educational leadership

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A Mixed Method Study Of Rural Iowa Latino High School Students To Determine Barriers To Access, Laurie A. Wolf Jan 2007

A Mixed Method Study Of Rural Iowa Latino High School Students To Determine Barriers To Access, Laurie A. Wolf

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The purposes of this mixed method study were (a) to gain an understanding of how background and educational experiences affect the college decision-making process of rural high school students, and (b) to identify barriers rural Latinos encounter when formulating their post-high school plans. A survey was used to collect data concerning high school experiences. A purposive sample of rural Latino high-school graduates was interviewed to gather perceptions of their educational and background experiences.;The researcher employed a hypothetical logic model based on the college choice literature. The hypothesized model was used to examine how selected variables: background (mothers' educational attainment ...