By Samantha Leal | 05/31/2013 - 12:15
Latino children attend preschool in lower numbers than other groups, and this might be the reason there's an achievement gap, according to Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/25/2012 - 18:00
By now, most everyone knows about the horrific event that took place last week in Aurora, Colorado. A 24-year-old man named James Holmes, opened fire on lots of innocent people at the midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises, leaving 12 dead, and 58 injured. The sadness surrounding this senseless event has been catastrophic, and since the tragedy, many have been wondering how to talk to their children about something of this magnitude.
By Samantha Leal | 07/20/2012 - 14:00
A new study shows that children bear the greatest burden of U.S. deportation policies, which cause many of them to exhibit signs physically and emotionally, reports Fox News Latino. These symptoms include loss of appetitie, increases in crying and upset behavior, sleeplessness, clingy behavior, an increase in fear and anxiety and a general fear of law enforcement officials.
By Adriana Rivera | 01/26/2012 - 14:34
Dora the Explorer has been a revolutionary character in the beloved animated Nickelodeon children’s show for 11 years. Now, there’s a new Dora in town, 11 year-old part-Ecuadorian actress Fátima Ptacek, and her voice is the one for the next generation.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/10/2011 - 09:30
In this hilarious video produced by the Fine Brothers, kids talk about Selena Gomez and react to the video that she posted on her Youtube page of meeting Shia Leboef for the first time.
Of course, their reactions are hysterical! And in the bonus videos, the children even weigh in on her relationship with Justin Bieber. Our favorite, "Girls shouldn't date boys that are shorter than them." Here's to starting off the day with some good LOL's:
By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2011 - 09:33
In 2002, 1-year-old twins Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Quiej-Alvarez were joined at the tops of their heads. Known as “the two Marias,” the Guatemalan sisters underwent a 23-hour surgery to get separated, which ushered in a swirl of international media attention. This past Saturday, the sisters celebrated their tenth birthday in
By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2011 - 11:15
In a press conference yesterday in Miami, Colombian singer, songwriter and philanthropist Shakira announced that her Fundación Pies Descalzos and FC Barcelona (her boyfriend Gerard Pique’s soccer team) have signed on agreement to build two sports complexes—one in Miami and one in Cartagena, Colombia—for local youth.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/29/2011 - 16:00
If ever there was a film that every person in America should see, it is this one. The Harvest/La Cosecha follows three young migrant farm workers as they give up their childhoods to work 12-14 hour days picking the food that winds up on our tables for dinner every night.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2011 - 13:35
For the first time in national history, Latino youth are the majority among their peers in California and New Mexico, CNN.com reports. The finding is based on census data released earlier this year. White children are now minorities in Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, Maryland and Hawaii according to a data analysis by William Frey, an internationally recognized demo
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2011 - 12:30
The young stars of Pequeños Gigantes (Little Giants) may be pushed too hard. Rumors are circulating that the kids in the Televisa-produced reality talent competition are not getting paid enough. Rubén Galindo, the producer of the show, rejected the accusations in an interview with Mexican news agency, Notimex.