Bilingual Teachers Needed in Texas as Spanish-Speaking Students Continue to Rise
Bilingual Teachers Needed in Texas as Spanish-Speaking Students Continue to Rise
By Raquel Reichard | 09/29/2016 - 11:13

Texas’ Latino population is on the rise. With it, a growth in Spanish-dominant students, and the Lone Star State is struggling to find bilingual teachers to instruct them.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Nadia Lopez, the School Principal Revolutionizing Public Education
Inspiring Latina: Meet Nadia Lopez, the School Principal Revolutionizing Public Education
By Raquel Reichard | 09/20/2016 - 14:38

Nadia Lopez is shaking up education. The part-Guatemalan, part-Honduran Black Latina is the founding principal of Mott Hall Bridges Academy, a public school in Brooklyn, New York.


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TK Reasons Soledad O’Brien is Empowering Latino Youth to Graduate
5 Reasons Soledad O’Brien is Empowering Latino Youth to Graduate
By Raquel Reichard | 09/16/2016 - 16:02

Every 26 seconds a U.S. student drops out of high school – that’s 1.3 million people, many of them impoverished Black and brown youth.


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Latino Rebels Posts Latinx West Virginia University Student's Letter On Prejudice Experienced On Campus
Latino Rebels Posts Latinx West Virginia University Student's Letter on Racism Experienced on Campus
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/15/2016 - 11:47

As more Latinxs pursue higher education in Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs), we hear more stories about the racism and prejudices they experience while trying to earn their degrees.


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Hundreds Gather in Texas to Protest Racist Mexican-American Studies Textbook
Hundreds Gather in Texas to Protest Racist Mexican-American Studies Textbook
By Raquel Reichard | 09/14/2016 - 10:18

Hundreds of demonstrators from across Texas gathered at Austin on Tuesday to protest a racist and inaccurate textbook on Mexican-American history that may hit high school classrooms next year.


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Why this Latina is Remembering & Reclaiming “Abuelita Knowledge"
Why This Peruana is Remembering & Reclaiming “Abuelita Knowledge"
By Raquel Reichard | 09/09/2016 - 16:13

When topics of sustainable living, environmentalism or wellness arise, mental images of tree-hugging white hippies come up with them.


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WATCH: Mexican Father Crosses the Border Every Day to Bring His Kids to School
WATCH: Mexican Father Crosses the Border Every Day to Bring His Kids to School
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/01/2016 - 14:09

We know that our parents would do anything to ensure our success and safety — but Jose Luis Dominguez is showing up and out for his kids in the best way possible.


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So Sweet! This Latina and Her Grandfather are Attending College Together
So Sweet! This Latina and Her Grandfather are Attending College Together
By Bianca Mendez | 08/28/2016 - 10:44

It’s never too late to get a degree.


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How an Elementary School Mariachi Band is Boosting Attendance and Self-Esteem
How an Elementary School Mariachi Band is Boosting Attendance and Self-Esteem
By Raquel Reichard | 06/07/2016 - 09:53

Want to improve morale and attendance at your school? Consider starting a mariachi band. That’s what one elementary school in Los Angeles did, and the results have been striking.


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Study: Public Schools Are Becoming More Racially Segregated
Study: Public Schools Are Becoming More Racially Segregated
By Raquel Reichard | 05/19/2016 - 10:29

Racial segregation in public schools is on the rise, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office released on Tuesday.


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