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El Monte has produced numerous writers, including Benita Morgan Bishop who documents 1970s El Monte through the wide-eyed perspective of her young narrator.
When students have input the top down structure of schools is disrupted in a way that can be empowering for students and provide both academic and social skills.
Students ask questions and explore ideas that are meaningful to them and their experiences. This facilitates deeper and richer conversations about important issues in their community.