This article reviews various interpretations of academic literacy that are being applied to science education, their limitations in terms of Latino students, and the case study experiences of three Latino students majoring in science. The author examines the ways in which factors he has identified in his experiences and research as crucial can be integrated to improve academic literacy programs. He recommends to planners of science programs methods to effect advancement in Latinos' academic performance.
"Latino Students' Academic Literacy in Science Education: Contextualizing Policies,"
New England Journal of Public Policy:
2, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/nejpp/vol11/iss2/6