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Wednesday, March 29
Unlike the US Census, the Department of Education's survey of students' race or ethnicity doesn't include an option for Latino/Hispanic (or Arab, for that matter), forcing Mexican-Americans and others to choose between White or American Indian or some other inaccurate option.