U.S.-Mexico Cooperation in Education: A Texan Program Leads the Way

Beatriz I. Gutiérrez


En los Estados Unidos, el sector educativo ha sido sumamente impactado por la inmigración de mexicanos a nivel escolar, representado en la taza de deserción escolar más alta. Este artículo examina el programa LUCHA, un esfuerzo binacional, patrocinio de la Universidad de Texas en Austin y del
gobierno mexicano a través del IME, para reducir la deserción escolar e incrementar la taza de esta población que culmina su preparatoria en E.U.
Emigración, inmigración, transnacionalización y deserción escolar son temas de este artículo. Factores que hicieron posible la creación, implementación e impacto del programa, ilustran el compromiso y tenacidad necesarios para hacer posible que un acuerdo de cooperación binacional en materia educativa tenga éxito.

Palabras clave

Inmigración, educación, preparatoria, deserción escolar, cooperación binacional

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