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Unformatted text preview: teaching these students. Nieto believes that multicultural students are being put in places of the school such as the basement that is a metaphor for low status and little attention. She also mentions how the number of black teachers has been declining while the number of black students has been increasing. Nieto believe this is a problem because students find it easier to have a mentor that is of the same ethnicity and because there are less black teachers to show the students they can be successful. I do not believe the evidence that Nieto supplied the reader with is very credible. Nieto mentions such sources as Gray Orfield, but does not explain who he is or why I should believe what he says. There are also statistics from books that are not backed by a credible source....
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- Spring '08