critical counter-narratives, immigrant parents, immigrant students, social contexts of education
This article reports on findings from a year-long research project conducted during the 2012–2013 school year in a PK–12 school district, located in the Mountain West region of the United States, utilizing the Photovoice method. The findings in the project point to the important critical counter-narratives Spanish-speaking immigrant parents present to the larger school community when given the opportunity to have their voices and perspectives heard and recorded in written form. The article provides teachers, counselors, administrators, and support staff in schools and school districts with insight into the hopes and aspirations of Spanish-speaking immigrant parents and highlights educational practices that address issues of equity and access, as seen through the eyes of the participants in the study.
Journal of Latinos and Education
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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Latinos and Education on 16 Dec 2016, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/15348431.2016.1229618
Kevin Roxas & Maria L. Gabriel (2017) Que Luchen por sus Intereses (To Fight for Your Interests): Unearthing Critical Counter-Narratives of Spanish-Speaking Immigrant Parents, Journal of Latinos and Education, 16:3, 243-262, DOI: 10.1080/15348431.2016.1229618
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