Monday, February 25th, 2013
By Ray Salazar, NewsTaco On Wednesday, one of Chicago Public Radio’s reporters published a piece that criticized Chicago Public Schools leaders for refusing to confirm if shooting victims attended Chicago Public Schools. Because my students and I have been studying subtext and the gun-control debate, I took advantage of this teachable moment. It was an opportunity to reflect
Monday, February 18th, 2013
By Hispanically Speaking News Babies as young as seven months can distinguish between, and begin to learn, two languages with vastly different grammatical structures, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and Université Paris Descartes. Published...
Friday, February 15th, 2013
By Ray Salazar, CNN During Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama spoke about gun violence, and he continues the discussion in Chicago today. He recognized in his speech, “our actions will not prevent every senseless...
Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
By Hope Gillette, Voxxi The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) has won a pivotal court case against the State of Texas regarding inadequate school funding for low-income and English Language Learner (ELL) children. The...
Friday, February 1st, 2013
By Joseph M. Humire and Fernando D. Menéndez, The Hill Click on picture to read story.
Thursday, January 24th, 2013
By Jose Gonzalez, NewsTaco A cool San Francisco Bay morning is warming up on a marshy shore of the Martin Luther King Jr. Shoreline, part of the East Bay Regional Park District. A couple of joggers and...
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
By Hope Gillette, Voxxi Economists agree – science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is critical to the future success of the United States. Yet even at the K-12 level, these subjects are not being given the emphasis...
Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
By Rocio Romero, El Nuevo Sol/New america Media U.S.-born María Vasques was just six years old when her mother Edith Barrios kissed her goodbye. She told María that she was off to work, and she hurried out...
Monday, January 14th, 2013
By Vikki S. Katz, Ph.D., LIN@R For many Latino immigrant communities, the scene is all too familiar: A situation in which immigrant needs to communicate in a different language and the only one able to do it, is...
Monday, January 14th, 2013
By John Benson, Huffington Post Latino Voices Education Trust President Kati Haycock travels around the nation spreading her non-profit organization’s mission of promoting high academic achievement for all students and closing the gaps in opportunity and achievement for...
Friday, January 11th, 2013
By Damien Cave, New York Times Click on picture to read story.
Friday, January 4th, 2013
By Courtenay Edelhart, Bakersfield Californian Click on picture to read story.
Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
By Julia Preston, New York Times Click on picture to read story.
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
By Susan Saulny, New York Times Click on picture to read story.