Open Now: Why Schools Need to Serve English Learner Students in Person (OPINION)

Being at home for almost a year during this pandemic will have greatly reduced these English Learners’ language acquisition, literacy, and long-term academic success.

  • Jan 5, 2021
  • 4:58 PM

Biden Picks Connecticut Schools Chief as Education Secretary

Miguel Cardona is of Puerto Rican descent.

  • Dec 22, 2020
  • 11:19 AM

Call Me Doctora: Why It Matters

Being called Doctor is part of my identity.

  • Dec 18, 2020
  • 10:10 AM

Former Teachers Union Chief Vying for Education Secretary

The former president of the nation’s largest teachers union has received endorsements from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and dozens of national Hispanic organizations as she pursues the top job at the U.S. Education Department in the Biden administration.

  • Dec 9, 2020
  • 11:43 AM

Coronavirus Takes Toll on Black, Latino Child Care Providers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Mary De La Rosa closed her toddler and preschool program in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, she fully expected to serve the 14 children again some day. In the end, though, Creative Explorers closed for good.

  • Dec 7, 2020
  • 4:02 PM

Pop-up School for US Asylum Seekers Thrives Despite Pandemic

MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — It started out simply: A pop-up school on a sidewalk to teach reading, writing, math and art to Central American children living in a camp of asylum seekers stuck at America’s doorstep.

  • Dec 1, 2020
  • 5:48 PM

California Vetoed Ethnic Studies Requirements for Public High School Students, But the Movement Grows

Despite the veto, California’s struggle highlights a growing national movement to teach ethnic studies in K-12 classrooms.

  • Nov 30, 2020
  • 11:17 AM

Negrito Blues (Remember the Show! Podcast)

Hector chats about being Afro-Latino with William García-Medina, a Puerto Rican PhD candidate in the Department of American Studies at the University of Kansas.

  • Nov 9, 2020
  • 1:17 PM

Así Es Nuevo México (Remember the Show! Podcast)

Hector Alamo chats with Lillian Gorman, the director of the Spanish as a Heritage Language Program at the University of Arizona, and proud Nuevomexicana from Albuquerque

  • Oct 26, 2020
  • 4:43 PM

The Parents Are Not Alright (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA sits down with a group of parents —from California to Texas to Florida to New York— to hear how they have coped and found a silver lining to parenting during the pandemic.

  • Oct 7, 2020
  • 10:13 AM

For Many Immigrant Students, Remote Learning During COVID-19 Comes With More Hurdles

There is a very real danger that the move to remote learning could reinforce the very inequalities immigrant students already encounter in U.S. schools.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 10:16 AM

Emprendimiento latino (VIDEO)

Existe todo un mundo de inversión en el emprendimiento que requiere de toda una educación especial que no te enseñan en la escuela.

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 5:39 PM

An Ethnic Studies Victory in California: ¡Sí Se Puede! (OPINION)

It’s imperative that students unlearn and debunk the Eurocentric master narrative that is taught in our universities/colleges and K-12 schools.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 1:31 PM

How Systemic Educational Beliefs and Practices Limit the Inclusion of Latinx Immigrant Parents in Schools

The lack of systemic support during this pandemic has prevented immigrant parents from fully integrating into their children’s pre-K-12 social distancing educational journey.

  • Sep 8, 2020
  • 5:06 PM

From Survival to Revival: Lessons From Two Men at Work (PHOTO ESSAY)

A look at Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI), a work training nonprofit that offers instruction in fields like film production, woodworking, and sanitation to low-income New Yorkers.

  • Sep 1, 2020
  • 5:00 PM

Poll: Latino Parents Struggle With Education in Unprecedented Times

As summer winds down and students return to school, parents are faced with greater challenges and concerns than ever before.

  • Aug 28, 2020
  • 12:44 PM

How I Made It: Kichwa Hatari (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this segment of Latino USA‘s “How I Made It” series, Charlie Uruchima shares his journey with his ancestral language and how through Kichwa Hatari—Charlie and his team build solidarity that defies borders.

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 1:09 PM

Puerto Rico to Offer Virtual Classes, Delay School Reopening

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico officials announced Wednesday that all public school students will start virtual classes August 17 as the U.S. territory battles an increase in coronavirus cases.

  • Jul 22, 2020
  • 5:01 PM

Latino Families Are Not Equipped for Distance Learning in the Fall

Although having some time to prepare for distance learning may help improve families’ experience, the survey makes clear that Latino households are apprehensive about the prospect of distance learning.

  • Jul 17, 2020
  • 3:57 PM

A Dispatch From Iowa: University’s Return Plan to Classroom Ignores Pandemic’s Impact on Communities of Color (OPINION)

The decision to return to the classroom is misguided, even sinister.

  • Jul 17, 2020
  • 3:21 PM

Why the New ICE Rule Made Every International Student’s Greatest Fear a Reality (OPINION)

During my time in the U.S., I have experienced living in this country under a false sense of security, constantly fearing that I may be removed at any given time. 

  • Jul 13, 2020
  • 2:31 PM

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