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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 landmark, comprehensive study of one of the most persistent and pervasive challenges facing our education system: the disproportionately low academic performance of students of color compared to their white counterparts. While scholars have studied the...

    To Be Published May 31st 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 15th 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 5th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Chicano School Failure and Success

    Past, Present, and Future

    Edited by Richard R. Valencia

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 1997 by Routledge

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