These Mexican Children Were Denied Access to School Because Their Parents are Same-Sex
These Mexican Children Were Denied Access to School Because Their Parents are Same-Sex
By Raquel Reichard | 11/29/2016 - 11:39

Siblings in Mexico have been turned away from three different schools because their parents are same-gender.


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So Inspiring! Son of Undocumented Mexican Immigrants Named 2017 Rhodes Scholar
So Inspiring! Son of Undocumented Mexican Immigrants Named 2017 Rhodes Scholar
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/21/2016 - 10:15

Oscar De Los Santos of Laveen, Nevada has been chosen as a Rhodes Scholar to pursue post-graduate studies at England's prestigious Oxford University next year. 


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About 7% of School Living In Fear Of Undocumented Parent Being Deported
About 7 Percent of School Children Have At Least One Undocumented Parent
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/18/2016 - 11:31

According to a report from the Pew Research Center, 3.9


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Yes! Texas Educators Reject Racist, Inaccurate Textbook About Mexican-American History
Yes! Texas Educators Reject Racist, Inaccurate Textbook About Mexican-American History
By Raquel Reichard | 11/17/2016 - 12:39

After a months-long fight to keep a racist, error-laden textbook about Mexican-American history from entering Texas classrooms, educators unanimously rejected the book on Wednesday.


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EXCLUSIVE: Michelle Obama on Reach Higher Initiative, Freshman Year in College
EXCLUSIVE: Michelle Obama Talks To Latina About Reach Higher & Her Freshman Year in College
By Taiia Smart Young | 09/30/2016 - 06:00

In an exclusive interview with Latina, Michelle Obama talks about the White House’s Reach Higher education initiative, her freshman year at Princet


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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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