Latino Achievement in California
Fifty years ago, Brown v. Board of Education made several promises to our nation’s young people. One was that schools could not be segregated by race. Another was that our nation’s public schools would make education available to all groups of students on equal terms. California’s public schools teach more Latino children than any other subgroupof students. But do they live up to the spirit of Brown in teaching those students? Looking at the data, tragically, we see a very unequalsystem for Latino students in California.