By León D.J.

A mostly unseen phenomenon is shaping the course of upper schooling this present day: the expansion of management courses. those courses are hidden ladders that aid the gifted circulate up towards college presidencies. Their quantity and significance are speedily expanding, and they're going to progressively more ensure who makes judgements in larger schooling. we have to recognize extra approximately them. classes in management is the 1st publication to deal with them at once, highlighting their histories and achievements. In it, the administrators of so much significant courses within the nation describe their concentration, curriculum, and members' reactions. The e-book in particular spotlights courses aimed toward minorities, given that they stand to learn such a lot from them and because their participation will most likely have the best influence on U.S. larger schooling.

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The next section provides a demographic overview of Latinos in the United States with a specific emphasis on education as the context which provides the pipeline of potential leaders in higher education and in which Latino academic administrators must execute leadership roles. I. 2% for the nation as a whole) surprised not only the general public but demographers as well (Chapa & de la Rosa, 2004). 4 million persons (Grieco & Cassidy, 2001). 3%. 3% of the total population. 5% were of other origins.

8 million from 2000. 2%). 9% for Euro Americans (Dalaker, 2001). 1%). 7%), followed by African RUBE´N O. 1%). 2 million from 2002. 0%). Indeed, the rate for Latino children was three times higher than the rate for Euro American children. These rates are of major concern given the recognition that the first years of life are much more important than previously thought for emotional and intellectual development (Song, 2002). If children do not receive proper medical care in their early years, they may suffer developmental challenges later in life.

3%) and Management, Professional, etc. 2%). 1%), the Management and Professional category ranks, at best, fourth. 0%) workers are found in the Service sector, with Table 5. S. for the Year 2000. Occupational Group Management, professional, etc. 6 Source: Occupations: 2000. (2003). Census 2000 Brief. C2KBR-25. S. Census Bureau. a Based on a sample of employed civilian workers 16 years of age and older. Latino Demographic and Institutional Issues in Higher Education 31 only 1 in nearly 10 Euro Americans being in this sector.

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