Friday, November 13th, 2015

Amid racial bias protests, Claremont McKenna dean resigns

*The Dean of students wrote to a Latina student to assure her that she was working to serve those who “don’t fit our CSC mold.” That les to a demonstratio, protests and the Dean’s resignation. VL By Teresa Watanabe and Carla Rivera, The Los Angeles Times Claremont McKenna College’s dean of students resigned Thursday amid

Monday, November 9th, 2015

An Essential Step For College Loans And Grants

SPONSORED CONTENT (NAPSA)—Young men seeking funds for college may be surprised to learn that in addition to loan and grant applications there is another form they must complete—their Selective Service registration. That’s because , as well as...

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Good reasons teachers stay in a challenging, unhappy profession

*Ray Salazar does here what  he does best: challenge us to think differently about something we think in rote, prescribed ways. So, what makes a happy teacher? This is good reading. VL By Ray Salazar, The White Rhino...

Friday, October 30th, 2015

University of Louisville apologizes over Hispanic Halloween costumes

*A couple of things here …  I don’t know if the headline writer was going for an alliteration effect – Hispanic Halloween – but the incident at the University of Louisville was more than a “costume” faux-pas....

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Latinos, Blacks Face New Problem: ‘Math Misplacement’

*A known problem with a new name, “math misplacement.” It’s when “middle-school algebra teachers back black and Latino kids from advancing to ninth-grade geometry, even though they are doing just as well as white kids.” VL...

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

In Houston’s Gifted Program, Critics Say Blacks And Latinos Are Overlooked

*So Latino kids have a better chance of being identified as gifted if they were white or Asian? According to this report this twisted logic pervades the nation’s school systems. Latino kids are brilliant, we know that,...

Monday, September 21st, 2015

4 Latinos to lead large Dallas-Fort Worth school districts

*It’s a first for Dallas. Four major North Texas school districts will be led by Latinos. It’s important because of the large number of Latino students i these districts. For example the Dallas ISD has 70 percent...

Monday, September 21st, 2015

What student’s suspension over clock reveals about teachers and students

*There are many opinions as to how the Irving, Texas student clock incident could have been handled differently. Chicago teacher Ray Salazar tells us that good teachers get to know their students and a good teacher could...

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

The race gap in science knowledge

*With so much emphasis on STEM and STEM education, this might look as of it’s belaboring the obvious. This study serves as a good baseline of Latino workforce, understanding of science concepts and Latino STEM occupations. There’s...

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Preparing the Next Generation of Diverse and Passionate CSU Professors

*This is how it’s done, cada quién su grano de arena, paying it forward. Thanks to Taquista Arturo Vargas for sharing this article. VL By David Ogul, Cal State San Marcos News Xuan Santos is paying it...

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Texas Supreme Court Hearing School Finance Appeal

*If you’re keeping score in Texas, this is the sixth time that the matter of funding the state’s public education system goes before the state supreme court. The issue of equitable education funding has been fought in...

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Texas Supreme Court has opportunity to improve public education

*This is important for Latinos students in Texas. This is the inequity in a nutshell: “In Texas, with the average school tax rate of $1 per $100 value of property, the poorest district can raise $300 per...

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

The Mexican nine-year-old studying chemistry at university

*He memorized the periodic table of elements when he was five years-old. Es todo. VL By Marina Gómez-Robledo, El País Carlos Santamaría Díaz’s feet do not touch the floor when he sits down at his desk in...

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Parents at school where Latino kids ate on floor say they plan to roll up sleeves, take action

*When the parents found out the principal had their kids eating on the floor, the collected 130 signatures on a petition to have her fired. She resigned. VL By Fox News Latino The parents at a Colorado...

Page 1 of 63 1 2 3 4 5 6 63