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dc.contributor Jouganatos, Sarah en_US
dc.contributor Cardoza, Lisa en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Turner, Caroline Sotello Viernes en_US
dc.contributor.author Alvarez, Adelma
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-27T22:56:25Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-27T22:56:25Z
dc.date.issued 2020-07-27
dc.date.submitted 2020-05-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/216951
dc.description Dissertation (Ed.D. Educational Leadership)--California State University, Sacramento, 2020. en_US
dc.description.abstract One of the greatest challenges of the United States postsecondary educational system is to improve the enrollment, retention, and graduation rates of a diverse college student population (Gorski, 2010). College enrollment and college attainment has been especially difficult for minority and immigrant students who tend to lack the financial resources, social and cultural capital, and academic preparation to meet college demands (Falcon, 2015; Stephens, Hamedani, & Destin, 2014). For instance, Latinx students are not represented in higher education at levels proportional to their rate of representation in the entire population of the United States (Gorski, 2010; Martinez & Cervera, 2012). There are many obstacles that affect first-generation Latinx college students’ enrollment. In fact, family and parental involvement has been positively associated to several student outcomes, such as higher academic achievement, student willingness to undertake academic work, quantity of parent and student interaction, student grades, and aspirations for higher education (Greenwood & Hickman, 1991). Students with involved parents are much more likely to attend four-year colleges or universities than students who do not receive support from their families (Tierney & Auerbach, 2005). This study will provide insight on Latinx parent-student relationships and its effect on students’ four-year college enrollment through the documentation of Latinx parents and first-generation college students’ lived experiences. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Graduate and Professional Studies in Education en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject College enrollment en_US
dc.subject Parental engagement en_US
dc.subject Pre-college programs en_US
dc.title Attaining equity and college access for Latinx students: expanding college pathways through the promotion of parental involvement en_US
dc.type Dissertation en_US


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