Students in the Edcouch-Elsa District experienced bad food, poor counseling services, lackof migrant student support and discrimination.
140 students stood in the cold across from the high schoolon Highway 107. They waved picket signs and banners that said, We demand a better education!
As a result of this walkout, more Hispanic teachers, administrators and counselors were working at the school. Migrant students got the help they needed thanks to federal programs. This walkout showed the administration and the world that students were willing to take a stand for what they believed in