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Say it in any language you want — Latinos need a voice in the U.S. education debate

An education is democratic when those who receive it can deliberate in its planning, governance and delivery. If you’re not deliberating with the education process, then you’re just being indoctrinated. The absence of Latino voices from the education process means that many people are not determining what it means to be an American for themselves. […]