Education

Educación planifica nueva ola de cierre de escuelas en Puerto Rico

La agencia pretende eliminar 83 escuelas de cara al 2026, sin que las comunidades escolares hayan participado del proceso.

  • Jan 16, 2022
  • 5:19 PM

Rooting Out Racism in Children’s Books

One of the most important things parents can do is to engage with their child readers about what they are reading and seeing in books.

  • Jan 7, 2022
  • 5:43 PM

New Year’s Resolution: Save Our Schools From Violence (OPINION)

As a society, what measures are we taking to prevent future incidents of school-related violence, which harm our most vulnerable students, often already tackling barriers related to gender, race, and socioeconomic status?

  • Jan 5, 2022
  • 10:44 AM

Child Care Provider: Pass the Build Back Better Act (OPINION)

Take it from me, an early childhood educator who working parents depend on to care for their little children: the funding in the Build Back Better Act provides the only true investment we’ve seen for supporting the littlest members of our society and the workers who care for them.

  • Dec 15, 2021
  • 4:54 PM

The English Learner Who Became Secretary of Education (A Latino USA Podcast)

Secretary Miguel Cardona grew up in a Puerto Rican household in Meriden, Connecticut; Spanish was his first language. On his first day of kindergarten, he couldn’t speak any English.

  • Dec 3, 2021
  • 10:07 AM

Latinas Are Winning, As They Should (OPINION)

Latinas are making tremendous strides in education, politics, business, media, the arts — everywhere. But Latinas have only begun to get their due.

  • Nov 17, 2021
  • 8:02 PM

Embrace, Engage and Employ Parents and Families in Pursuit of Latinx Student Success

Cultural assets, including the many ways of being and knowing that Latinx students bring with them from their homes and communities to college, boost their persistence, retention, and ultimately lead to their graduation.

  • Nov 17, 2021
  • 4:16 PM

Latinx Students Going to College or Not (OPINION)

It’s time we take action to close the gaps in education, income, and wealth, and being able to successfully navigate the post-high-school years through financial literacy is an important step toward that goal.

  • Oct 21, 2021
  • 2:15 PM

California Makes Ethnic Studies a High School Requirement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Along with English, science, math and other graduation requirements, California high school students will have to take a course in ethnic studies to get a diploma starting in 2029-30.

  • Oct 12, 2021
  • 2:25 PM

The Awakening

In examining gentrification and neoliberalism, I found many similarities to colonialism, which continues to have negative impacts on Latinas and Latinos.

  • Oct 4, 2021
  • 4:29 PM

The Apple Tower

I realize that I overthink everything, but it is beyond me how we put university administrators with little classroom experience in charge of educational reform when they have made careers of avoiding teaching.

  • Sep 22, 2021
  • 1:53 PM

Sandy’s Pandemic Diaries (A Latino USA Podcast)

Sandy Fleurimond, a first generation Haitian-American student at Temple University in Philadelphia, was looking forward to studying abroad during her senior year. But when the program was cancelled due to COVID-19, Sandy’s senior year took an unexpected turn.

  • Sep 21, 2021
  • 11:56 AM

Back to School

Latino Rebels Radio: August 12, 2021

  • Aug 12, 2021
  • 6:12 PM

OPINION: What Racists Don’t Want Us to Know

The controversy around critical race theory shows how much white supremacy wants to maintain its whitewashed version of American history.

  • Jul 1, 2021
  • 11:48 AM

Puerto Rico to Receive Nearly $4B in U.S. Pandemic Funds

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said Monday that Puerto Rico will receive nearly $4 billion in federal education pandemic relief funds to help boost the U.S. territory’s fight against COVID-19.

  • Jun 28, 2021
  • 5:46 PM

OPINION: Schools Are Policed by Aunt Lydias

There is a dangerous habit in education that does not get a lot of attention.

  • Jun 25, 2021
  • 5:08 PM

OPINION: Will Latino Students Finally Become Visible Under a Biden Administration?

Latinos represent the fastest-growing share of the U.S. labor force. Our educational attainment is intrinsically tied to the future of this nation.

  • Jun 2, 2021
  • 3:23 PM

OPINION: It’s Time to Stop ‘Othering’ English Learners and Start Providing Real Solutions Like More DEI Initiatives

This labeling of students as “others” who are not white does not represent the reality of the shifting numbers of those who do comprise the middle class.

  • May 19, 2021
  • 6:24 PM

OPINION: New Mexico Leading the Nation on Early Childhood Education

This legislative victory shows that elections are crucial to pushing for social change.

  • May 7, 2021
  • 1:52 PM

OPINION: Funders Must Invest in Scholarships for Graduate Study for Students of Color

As a first-generation college student, I was excited to receive my undergraduate degrees with very little debt, but I knew that I wanted to go further in my education with a master’s degree and eventually a Ph.D. The roadblock was funding.

  • Apr 15, 2021
  • 12:00 PM

As Schools Reopen, We Need Teachers, So Why Would We Risk Deporting Thousands of Them? (OPINION)

The Dream and Promise Act would be particularly impactful for education.

  • Mar 24, 2021
  • 4:30 PM

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