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Students of the Mexican American Studies class at KIPP: Camino raise their hands when teacher Lucero Saldaña asks a question regarding Mexican identity.

Mexican-American Studies students at KIPP Camino raise their hands when their teacher, Lucero Saldaña, asks a question regarding cultural identity. Credit: Scott Ball / San Antonio Report

Students of the Mexican American Studies class at KIPP: Camino raise their hands when teacher Lucero Saldaña asks if they have any relatives named ‘Maria’ using this as a way to convey education systems of the past that would try to rename students to ‘Mary’ without choice during the Mexican American Studies elective at KIPP: Camino.