Walkout. In the 1960s the education in the Latino community was a poor quality, the dropout rate was over high. The Latino student were not taken serious by the LAUSD board and were not given the same opportunities as the White student were given. Tired of the poor quality of education the Chicano students, lead by the educator Castro, decided to walk out of their classes in 1968 and started a series of protest against the unequal conditions in the LAUSD high schools. This civil movement changed the poor and unequal conditions in the Latino community high schools.
The Lemon Grove Case and the Chicano Walkout movement were not only successful in their decade but also for our present days. Thanks to these, the Latino students can attend to any school they are please. We have more Latinos educators in the Latino community schools that understand better the needs of the Latino students. History of their culture is now taught in