Please read the following chapter of Rubén Donato’s The Other Struggle for Equal Schools: Mexican Americans During the Civil Rights Era: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/washington/reader.action?docID=3406936&ppg=10
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or as pdf Donato _The Other Struggle Ch. 1.pdf
The writing response should be 2-3 pages (double space) and answer the following prompts:
Which obstacles did Mexican American youth face in schools, who created them, and what role did language and cultural identity play in it? Make sure to cite specific evidence (passages or ideas, include page numbers) from the text.
What is your reaction to this reading? This can be a critique of the arguments, a deconstruction of it, a new idea that you are excited about, but it must include a connection with one or more of the theoretical approaches (see list on syllabus) we are discussing in class and demonstrate that ou have a solid understanding of that approach in application. Make sure to include author and page numbers here as well.For more information on Writing Response to Ruben Donato read this:https://nepc.colorado.edu/author/donato-ruben