The Value of Education and Educación: Nurturing Mexican American Children’s Educational Aspirations to the Doctorate

@article{Espino2016TheVO,
  title={The Value of Education and Educaci{\'o}n: Nurturing Mexican American Children’s Educational Aspirations to the Doctorate},
  author={Michelle M. Espino},
  journal={Journal of Latinos and Education},
  year={2016},
  volume={15},
  pages={73 - 90}
}
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