Mosquito Hall: Ethnic Labels and Social Injustices Within the Public School System

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The research outlined in this paper explores two important issues relevant to understanding Latino identity and educational achievement: ethnic labels and educational injustices.

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Moses, Daniel & Nuñez-Janes, Mariela April 3, 2008.

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  • Main Title: Mosquito Hall: Ethnic Labels and Social Injustices Within the Public School System
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The research outlined in this paper explores two important issues relevant to understanding Latino identity and educational achievement: ethnic labels and educational injustices.

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Abstract: The research outlined in this paper explores two important issues relevant to understanding Latino identity and educational achievement: ethnic labels and educational injustices. The methodology used was an open-ended interview of a Latina graduate student. This interview was part of an ongoing oral history project for ANTH 3100: Latinos in the US. The interview provided insight into what Latinos experience in today's society. The results were enlightening and disturbingly revealing. Latinos face a great deal of trials and tribulations with the educational system. They have to juggle a double consciousness along with educational odds that make the attainment of a good education a great obstacle.

Fifth Annual University Scholars Day, 2008, Denton, Texas, United States.

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  • The Eagle Feather, 2008, Denton: University of North Texas. Honors College

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  • Publication Title: The Eagle Feather
  • Volume: 5
  • Issue: 2008
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Moses, Daniel & Nuñez-Janes, Mariela. Mosquito Hall: Ethnic Labels and Social Injustices Within the Public School System, paper, April 3, 2008; [Denton, Texas]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc94286/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Honors College.