Diplomas Count 2012: Trailing Behind, Moving Forward
Published Online: June 1, 2012

Heritage Profiles

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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.
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
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
Vol. 31, Issue 34
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