The Resource Stolen Education, (electronic resource)

Stolen Education, (electronic resource)

Label
Stolen Education
Title
Stolen Education
Contributor
Filmmaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stolen Education documents the untold story of Mexican-American school children who challenged discrimination in Texas schools in the 1950's and changed the face of education in the Southwest. As a 9 year-old second grader, Lupe had been forced to remain in the first grade for three years, not because of her academic performance but solely because she was Mexican American. She was one of eight young students who testified in a federal court case in 1956 to end the discriminatory practice (Hernandez et al. v. Driscoll Consolidated Independent School District), one of the first post-Brown desegregation court cases to be litigated. Degraded for speaking Spanish and dissuaded from achieving academically, Mexican American students were relegated to a beginner, low, and then high first grade - a practice that was not uncommon across the Southwest. School officials argued in the case that this practice was necessary because the retardation of Latin children would adversely impact the education of White children. The film portrays the courage of these young people, testifying in an era when fear and intimidation were used to maintain racial hierarchy and control. The students won the case, but for almost sixty years the case was never spoken about in the farming community where they lived despite its significance. Stolen Education presents the full story and impact for the first time, featuring the personal accounts of most of those who were at the center of the court case. The film documents not only an important moment in Mexican American history, but also provides important context to understand our current educational system's enduring legacy of segregation, discrimination and racism
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by The Video Project in 2013
Language note
In English
Runtime
66
Technique
live action
Label
Stolen Education, (electronic resource)
Link
http://thomascranepl.kanopystreaming.com/node/167042
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1167041
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 67 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)945763002
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Stolen Education, (electronic resource)
Link
http://thomascranepl.kanopystreaming.com/node/167042
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1167041
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 67 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)945763002
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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