Joaquin And Estrell The Hardships That People Can Face Without Obtaining An Education

1277 WordsDec 21, 20156 Pages
Joaquin and Estrella both know the hardships that people can face without obtaining an education. Joaquin and Estrella both graduated from high school, but never completed a college degree. Cardenas and Kerby (2012) stated that while the Latino population are growing in numbers receiving an education, only 13% ages 25-29 had received a bachelor’s degree. Causing this minority population to come in last rank for attainment for higher education. Both the Castillo parents want better futures for their children and push for both of them to further their education after high school. Matteo talks about going off to the local community college first, due to he does not want to move far from the family. Sophia already plans on maintaining her grades, so after high school she can get out of the City of Ceres, and move to a University campus. Sophia and her friends talk about going to other states, but Sophia is only concerned with getting a better education, and getting out and seeing the world. She continues to be an active participant in the Latino school clubs, and volunteers at the local community center making sure the kids have afterschool activities. There has been firm rules put in place for both of the kids after they graduate, and that is either continue on with school, or find a job so they can move out and support themselves. Latino’s in the Workforce The Castillo family has been blessed with the family’s lifestyle of being able to live comfortably and not have to

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