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Marchers carry a banner down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan reading "We Speak Spanish" for New York City's annual Hispanic Heritage Day Parade in October 2019. (Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images)

Latinos’ Views of and Experiences With the Spanish Language

Most U.S. Latinos speak Spanish: 75% say they are able to carry on a conversation in Spanish pretty well or very well. But not all Latinos are Spanish speakers, and about half (54%) of non-Spanish-speaking Latinos have been shamed by other Latinos for not speaking Spanish.

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    Generational Differences

    This survey brief explores the differences in demographics, attitudes and experiences of first, second and third generation or higher Latinos. It also looks at “generation one and a half,” those Latinos who arrived in the United States before age 10.

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    Pew Hispanic Center/Kaiser Family Foundation National Survey of Latinos

    I. Overview Methodology The Pew Hispanic Center/Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation National Survey of Latinos: Education was conducted by telephone between August 7 and October 15, 2003 among a nationally representative sample of 3,421 adults, 18 years and older, who were selected at random. Representatives of the Pew Hispanic Center and The Kaiser Family Foundation […]

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    2004 National Survey of Latinos: Education

    This is a comprehensive survey of Latino attitudes toward education, public schools and a variety of education issues, including the No Child Left Behind Act.

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    Pew Hispanic Center/Kaiser Family Foundation National Survey Of Latinos

    National Survey of Latinos: Education is a new comprehensive survey of Latino attitudes toward education, public schools and a variety of education issues, including the No Child Left Behind Act. This national survey is released against the backdrop of major changes in the nation’s K-12 system as states and school districts apply sweeping new federal requirements. Conducted by the Pew Hispanic Center and the Kaiser Family Foundation, the survey includes substantial comparison samples of whites and African Americans.

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    2002 National Survey of Latinos

    This survey was designed to explore the attitudes and experiences of Latinos on a wide variety of topics.

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    Pew Hispanic Center/Kaiser Family Foundation 2002 National Survey Of Latinos

    The Pew Hispanic Center/Kaiser Family Foundation 2002 National Survey of Latinos comprehensively explores the attitudes and experiences of Hispanics on a wide variety of topics. This survey was designed to capture the diversity of the Latino population by including almost 3,000 Hispanics from various backgrounds and groups so that in addition to describing Latinos overall, comparisons can be made among key Hispanic subgroups as well.

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