Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

For Some English Learners, Math Fluency Transcends Language

By Nancy Lopez and Daniel Jimenez, South Kern Sol/New America Media NAM Ed. Note: When it comes to math, English Learner (EL) students – the fastest growing segment of public school students in the country – continue to fall near the bottom in state and national assessments. According to the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), in

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Bien Hecho: Latino Math Prof Wins Natl Medal Of Science

Next month, Mexican-American mathematics professor Richard Tapia will receive the country’s most prestigious awards for scientists, National Medal of Science.  He’ll accept the award from President Obama himself, an honor that is bestowed upon roughly six people...

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

News Taco To Go: Math, Chile, GOP, Norway And Obama

How To Get More Latinos Involved In Math And Science HidroAysen Hydroplant Is Not The Only Solution GOP Candidates Ignore Latinos, Then Lie To Them Norway, Latinos And The Far Right Obama Needs More Than A Latino...

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

We Need More Latinos Involved In Math & Science

By Jean Rockford Aguilar-Valdez I have a proposition for us Latinos. A revolution of sorts, and one that is ripe for the making: Latinos need to become a force to be reckoned with in Science, Technology, Engineering,...

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Achievement Gaps Between White And Latino Students

The NAEP 2009 Reading and Mathematics Assessments included...