Mexican Roots, American Schools

Mexican Roots, American Schools

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Improving the educational success of the children of Mexican immigrants is crucial to the future prospects of these children as well as to the American population at large. This book documents how various aspects of these children's lives help or hinder their learning in elementary school.Doing so revealed that kindergarten math test score was by far the most important predictor of first-grade math learning (no ... Poor physical health, physical health problems, and home reading activities. ... care (especially center- based care) fosters math learning in elementary school by affecting preschool cognitive skills.

Title:Mexican Roots, American Schools
Author:Robert Crosnoe
Publisher:Stanford University Press - 2006


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