Diplomas Count 2012: Trailing Behind, Moving Forward
Vol. 31, Issue 34

Heritage Profiles

The nation’s Hispanic students are an incredibly diverse population, representing a mix of socioeconomic, language and cultural backgrounds. To highlight that diversity, Diplomas Count 2012 profiled individual students from the six largest Hispanic heritage groups represented in U.S. schools. Each of the profiles, featured below, is paired with a statistical portrait for that population group.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
One Student, Two Cultures
Roger Sanchez's 'Afro-Latino' heritage spurred questions from his new U.S. classmates.
Related Story: Dominican-Born Student Straddles Two Cultures
MORE PROFILES:
Guatemalan Transplant Thrives in Cross-Cultural School
Cuban-Born Student Readjusts to Miami’s Cuban Culture
Student Travels 3,000 Miles to Reunite with Parents
Native New Yorker Finds Spanish a 'Lost' Skill
Language Learning Twice as Hard for Mayan Student
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