ERIC Number: EJ716647
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Sep-22
Reference Count: N/A
The 1968 Edcouch-Elsa High School Walkout: Chicano Student Activism in a South Texas Community
Barrera, James B.
Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, v29 n2 p93 Fall 2004
A nonviolent school boycott by 192 Chicanola students in 1968 at Edcouch-Elsa high school in the Rio Grande Valley region of Deep South Texas is examined. This walkout was the first major Chicano student protest in South Texas, and was a product of the 1960s Chicano movement.
UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, 193 Haines Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1544. Web site: http://www.chicano.ucla.edu.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas