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A Closer Look (Latinos in America: Conflicts of Culture/Educational Demands) Part II #188896

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 21, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics on the Latino population cited.

(Rogers, Arkansas: Erin Hayes) The conflicts of culture in the small town of Rogers, Arkansas, featured. [Superintendent of schools Janie DARR - says the children need English.] [Rogers police Chief Tim KECK - says the Latinos cannot trust the police.] [Americans Immigration Moratorium Dan MORRIS, Mayor Steve WOMACK - offer differing opinions on whether the population change can work in Rogers.] [Task force members Carlos MORALES, WOMAN, resident Jose AYALA - talk about cultural bridges.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics on Latinos in the schools cited.

(Denver: Michele Norris) The educational demands of the Latino school children examined. [National Council of La Raza Raul YZAGUIRRE, Initiative on Hispanic Education Sarita BROWN - note educational worries.] How a Colorado high school is trying to keep Latino students in school detailed. [Fifth year senior Francisco PORRAS - says he wants to finish his education.] [North High School principal Joe SANDOVAL - says the kids are provided choices.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The language debate in education raised.

Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter;
Norris, Michele

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