You will need a mix of articles, books and possibly web sites for your assignments.
Books will be helpful
Remember, the books may cover a broader range than your topic, but they still may be helpful. Below are some keyword suggestions you may want to search in the library catalog:
history of education
African american education history
Hispanic american education history
Children of immigrants education
Children of minorities education
Do not forget journal articles. Here are some of the different databases you can use for education articles:
How do I find census data?
General census information video. A transcript can be found at the original port on YouTube. Click on YouTube in the lower right hand corner of the video. This will take you to teh original post. The click on the ... underneath the video, this will give you the option to open transcript.
Buffalo/WNY/Ontario census information