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  1. Students of Color and the Achievement Gap

    Systemic Challenges, Systemic Transformations

    By Richard R. Valencia

    Students of Color and the Achievement Gap is a comprehensive, landmark analysis of an incontrovertible racialized reality in U.S. K-12 public education---the relentless achievement gap between low-socioeconomic students of color and their economically advantaged White counterparts. Award winning...

    To Be Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Chicano School Failure and Success

    Past, Present, and Future, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Richard R. Valencia

    The third edition of the best selling collection, Chicano School Failure and Success presents a complete and comprehensive review of the multiple and complex issues affecting Chicano students today. Richly informative and accessibly written, this edition includes completely revised and updated...

    Published December 16th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking

    Educational Thought and Practice

    By Richard R. Valencia

    Series: The Critical Educator

    Deficit thinking is a pseudoscience founded on racial and class bias. It "blames the victim" for school failure instead of examining how schools are structured to prevent poor students and students of color from learning. Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking provides comprehensive critiques...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Evolution of Deficit Thinking

    Educational Thought and Practice

    Edited by Richard R. Valencia

    Deficit thinking refers to the notion that students, particularly low income minority students, fail in school because they and their families experience deficiencies that obstruct the leaning process (e.g. limited intelligence, lack of motivation, inadequate home socialization). Tracing the...

    Published March 11th 1997 by Routledge

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