By Cristina Arreola | 10/08/2014 - 11:14
Latino and Black students could be performing poorly in secondary school due, in part, to lower expectations from teachers.
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.
By Cristina Arreola | 05/02/2014 - 14:21
Father-of-two Louis C.K. has some harsh words about Common Core and standarized testing.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.