According to the Department of Education, "racism in schools hurts both individuals and the learning and working environment. It generates tensions that distort cultural understanding and narrow the educational experiences of all students."
I feel sad because my teacher says I need to stop speaking Spanish.
How are my parents going to understand what I say?
My teacher calls me George instead of Jorge. Maybe English is better than Spanish. I wish I didn't speak Spanish.
I never read because everyone always makes fun of my accent. I'm never going to learn how to read.
If you believe in me, you can help me become a speleologist.
We need a translator most of the time, but we want to be involved. Let us help.
Miss Marrufo's Class
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