What are the benefits and challenges of ethnic studies in early childhood, elementary, middle, or high school curriculum?

Part One: Assigned topic or question 1. A clear response to and discussion of assigned prompt. 2. References to readings, documentaries, class discussions/ activities in developing a response.Part Two: Personal Reflection 1. Clear identification and discussion of the prompt that guides the personal reflection. 2. References to readings, documentaries, class discussions /activities in developing a personal response.Sources:
American Education by Joel Spring. 18th Edition. Documentary: Precious Wisdom
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4SY-_XrV0IEmpowering Young People to Be Critical Thinkers: The Mexican American Studies Program in Tucson by Curtis Acosta and Asiya Mir:
http://www.annenberginstitute.org/sites/default/files/VUE34.pdf (p.15)Din Youth and Identity in Education by Vincent Werito:
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jar/HOC/HOC-5.pdfLearning to Be Illegal by Roberto Gonzalesa