White Students No Longer to Be Majority in School
White Students Will No Longer Be the Majority in School
By Cristina Arreola | 08/12/2014 - 10:13

For the first time in U.S. history, minority students will surpass non-Hispanic whites in public schools.


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Louis C.K. Talks Common Core: "My Kids Used To Love Math. Now It Makes Them Cry."
Louis C.K. Talks Common Core: "My Kids Used To Love Math. Now It Makes Them Cry."
By Cristina Arreola | 05/02/2014 - 14:21

Father-of-two Louis C.K. has some harsh words about Common Core and standarized testing. 


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First Census Of Mexico's School Reveals Serious Problems
Census Of Mexican Schools Finds Major Problems
By Cristina Arreola | 04/02/2014 - 11:10

The first census of Mexico's educational system found that at least a third of public schools in the country have infrastructure problems.


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Rita Moreno at the Variety's Power of Women event
EXCLUSIVE: Rita Moreno Talks Career & Sex Tapes (Video)
By Brittany Valadez | 10/28/2013 - 12:27

Rita Moreno, known best for her role as Anita in the tragic star-crossed lovers film, West Side Story is literally, a living legend.

With a career span of over 60 years, the beloved actress, singer and dancer has made a name for herself in Hollywood, but most notably, in the Hispanic community, and for women everywhere.

Moreno is the only Latina entertainer to have won each of the four major awards in entertainment; an Oscar, a Grammy, a Tony and an Emmy.


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Texas Teacher Terminated For Posing for Playboy
Texas Teacher Terminated For Posing for Playboy
By Cristina Arreola | 10/17/2013 - 14:56

A Texas teacher is facing the heat for activities she participated in outside of the classroom before she began working with students. 

Cristy Nicole Deweese, 21, a Spanish teacher at Townview Magnet High School in Dallas, was featured as Playboy’s “Coed of the Month” in 2011.


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Slam Poet Dylan Garity
WATCH: Slam Poet Says What's Wrong With ESL Education Today
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/01/2013 - 12:32

Ten percent of all public school students are English as a Second Language (ESL) learners, but less than one percent of public school teachers are ESL instructors, according to The George Washington University's Face the Facts USA.


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Fernando Chavez at Cesar Chavez Elementary School
Cesar Chavez's Son Stresses the Importance of Education
By Cristina Arreola | 09/18/2013 - 13:08

Now here's some good advice: Cesar Chavez’s oldest son, Fernando Chavez, spoke some words of wisdom as the honored guest at Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Los Angeles on Monday.

He recalled his father, a civil rights icon, telling him and his eight siblings: “Once you’re educated, nobody can take that way from you.”


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Mexico's Textbook Blunder Causes Massive Headache
Mexico's Textbook Blunder Causes Massive Headache
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/19/2013 - 14:33

Oopsie! Let’s hope Mexico’s school children learn from their education department’s mistakes.

As Mexico’s elementary school children prepare to return to school this Monday, the country’s teachers are scrambling to manually correct at least 177 grammatical errors found in the 235 million new elementary school textbooks recently printed by the Department of Education, reports the Associated Press.


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Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/01/2013 - 15:19

A recent study called "Separate and Equal" by Georgetown University has found that while more Hispanics and African-Americans are going to college, they have very little access to selective colleges.


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English-Speaker Sues College Over Spanish Use in Classroom
English-Speaker Sues College Over Spanish Use in Classroom
By Amaris Castillo | 07/22/2013 - 11:32

A nursing student has filed a lawsuit against an Arizona community college over allegations that she was suspended for asking Spanish-speaking peers to speak English in class. According to Huffington Post Latino Voices, Anglo nursing student Terri Bennett alleges that Pima Community College violated Arizona’s state constitution.


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