Almost like a well-kept family recipe, there exists in education secret ingredients into what makes Latinx students successful. La Familia and Other Secret Ingredients to Latinx Student Success demonstrates how Latinx parents, a well-kept secret ingredient, assist with the academic success of Latinx students at all educational levels. Understanding the power of this secret ingredient—and how to use it—can have a profound impact on success for Latinxs students and can be used as a model for how to work with and support students from all marginalized groups. La Familia and Other Secret Ingredients to Latinx Student Success is suitable for educators at all levels. This book can be used in general education and teacher preparation courses, ethnic studies courses, training for individuals in helping professions, or to launch exciting new dialogue.
achievement gap, 15–17, 28, 39–40, 42, 69, 137–38
acting white, 2, 5
assimilation, 25, 27, 41, 64, 66, 73–74, 76, 90, 93, 123, 129, 134, 138, 140
collaborating with community, 29–31, 32, 45, 138
and cultural messages, 87–89
diversity in, 82, 92, 108, 145
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