LEAD Week At-A-Glance
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|Binational Parent Leadership Institute II||Catholic Schools EXPO||PUENTE Project
Student Leadership Forum
|LEAD Summit VIII||César E. Chávez Memorial Breakfast|
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Assembly Concurrent Resolution
The last week of March, every year, as a state-wide week of advocacy for education
RESOLUTION CHAPTER 90
Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 137—Relative to Latino Education and Advocacy Week.
[Filed with Secretary of State August 17, 2010.]
LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST
ACR 137, Carter. Latino Education and Advocacy Week.
This measure would declare the last week of March every year as a statewide week of advocacy for Latino education.
WHEREAS, The strength of the California education system and its place in a competitive global economy will depend largely on future educational outcomes among Latino students; and
WHEREAS, Latinos emerged as the largest minority group in the United States in the new millennium; and
WHEREAS, Statistically, since 1998, Latino children have become the largest minority student demographic in United States public schools; and
WHEREAS, Both Latino students and teachers have a high mobility rate, are located in racially segregated communities with high poverty rates, and attend schools with fewer resources, staffing, and programs; and
WHEREAS, Latino students have among the highest dropout rate, score among the lowest on achievement tests, and have low college enrollment rates; and
WHEREAS, One-half of all Latino students currently fail to graduate high school, and have had little progress in increasing college graduation rates over the last few decades; and
WHEREAS, Latino students represent an opportunity to increase diversity, strengthen the tax, labor, consumption, and investment pool, and increase ties with Mexico and Latin America; and
WHEREAS, Beginning March 29, 2010, California State University, San Bernardino, College of Education will host its inaugural Latino Education and Advocacy Week summit; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That every year the last week of March is hereby declared as a statewide week of advocacy for Latino education; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.
ASSEMBLYMEMBER CHERYL BROWN
ACR 109 (As Amended) 2014
Latino Education Advocacy Days (LEAD)