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Latino high school students find a voice in 'The Graduates/Los Graduados'

Earlier this year, the Pew Hispanic Center reported that the number of Hispanic youth dropping out of high school hit a record low. Despite the decrease, issues like teen pregnancy, over-crowded schools and pressure to contribute to family finances still plague many young Latinos. Filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz's film, "The Graduates/Los Graduados," explores these roots of the Latino dropout crisis through the eyes of six Latino students from different regions of origin, geography and socio-economic status.
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