The Other Struggle for Equal Schools: Mexican Americans During the Civil Rights Era

The Other Struggle for Equal Schools: Mexican Americans During the Civil Rights Era

by Ruben Donato
     
 

Contrary to popular belief that the struggle for educational opportunity during the civil rights era was waged exclusively by African Americans, this fascinating book shows that the Mexican American population challenged discriminatory educational practice more than was portrayed by the media.

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Overview

Contrary to popular belief that the struggle for educational opportunity during the civil rights era was waged exclusively by African Americans, this fascinating book shows that the Mexican American population challenged discriminatory educational practice more than was portrayed by the media.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791435205
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Series:
SUNY Series in the Social Context of Education
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Schooling in the Pre-Brown Era

2. Evolution of a Community and the Making of a School District

3. Emergence of Grassroots Activism

4. The Irony of Year-Round Education

5. Mandated Bilingual Education Comes to Town

6. Self-Interest and Compliance in the Desegregation Process

7. Summary and Conclusion

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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