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martes, 15 de abril de 2014

Russian Anti-LGBT Crackdown Exporting Homophobic Violence Throughout Region, Experts Warn

Russian Anti-LGBT Crackdown Exporting Homophobic Violence Throughout Region, Experts Warn
 - Russia's ban on gay "propaganda" and copycat laws throughout the region have created a "license to commit violence against" LGBT people, "give ...

Distinguished Medical Journal: Marriage Equality Makes Families Healthier

Distinguished Medical Journal: Marriage Equality Makes Families Healthier
 - The Institute of Medicine's 2011 report about LGBT health indicated that LGBT people suffer greater "physical and mental health outcomes" than their ...

Special education teachers are exceptional

Special education teachers are exceptional
 - Over the past 10 years, Teach for America and our peers in education have made a concerted effort to encourage differentiation within our training to ...

Improving the Odds for America's Children

Improving the Odds for America's Children
 - After 40 years we are now blessed with a new indispensable evidence-based book from Harvard Education Press -- Improving the Odds for America's ...

Is it possible to get a job in America after two years education in Game Design?

Is it possible to get a job in America after two years education in Game Design?
 - I am a Chinese Senior Student now. My bachelor degree is electrical engineering. So my programming level isn't so good. I can write some small ...

Higher education: Exploring ways to realise the 'American dream'

Higher education: Exploring ways to realise the 'American dream'
 - While I understand students' interest in foreign education at America as it has the best schools, we know that they are the best because we are ...




The Fight For Bilingual Education Programs In The U.S.

The Fight For Bilingual Education Programs In The U.S.
 - Considering a bilingual education benefits all students – Latinos, African Americans, whites – Carter remains hopeful the concept will soon be ...

How to win the fight against global poverty

How to win the fight against global poverty
 - Oxfam America reported last month that eight in ten Americans believe that we have “a moral responsibility to work to reduce hunger and severe ...

America needs to build upon what LBJ gave us

America needs to build upon what LBJ gave us
 - The War on Poverty, which dramatically reduced poverty in America, was dismissed as a failure, as the anger of the cities exploded. New Democrats ...

Frasier Glenn Cross: Suspect in Jewish Community shootings identified

Frasier Glenn Cross: Suspect in Jewish Community shootings identified
 - According to the Southern Poverty Law Center which keeps tabs on hate groups in America, Miller has a lengthy history as a white supremacist.

Who Stole The American Dream?

Who Stole The American Dream?
 - Inequality in the United States is the stuff of headlines these days and has been gaining more attention in the years since the economic collapse of ...

Rising inequality a blemish on Asia's growth story

Rising inequality a blemish on Asia's growth story
 - That has caused “a great convergence” with Latin America, said a development official. While inequality has narrowed in much of South and Central ...

Teacher's resignation letter citing failed system goes viral

Teacher's resignation letter citing failed system goes viral
 - her resignation letter went viral appeared on "America's Newsroom" Monday to explain why she believes she can no longer be a part of education ...

Productivity in Peru is one of the lowest in Latin America

Productivity in Peru is one of the lowest in Latin America
 - Productivity in Peru is one of the lowest in Latin America ... A report in El Comercio cites low investment in education and machinery as causes ...

Hays wins gold medals

Hays wins gold medals
 - It's a yearlong achievement program that encourages high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.

Brazil's poverty solution? Give money to women

Brazil's poverty solution? Give money to women
 - Brazil has an anti-poverty program that is catching on in Latin America — it's a conditional cash-transfer program that gives families money for sending ...

Lessons from Latin America: how to grow the middle class

Lessons from Latin America: how to grow the middle class
 - Millions of people have moved out of poverty and into the middle class in Latin America over the last few years. Our panel talked about what it takes to ...

Fair trade helps those in poverty

Fair trade helps those in poverty
 - Colleen Biegger, compassion entrepreneur at Trades of Hope, worked with women in Haiti to make beads for jewelry from cereal boxes. One recycled ...

In New Haven, 'Afro-Vegan' cookbook author hails gardening as activism

In New Haven, 'Afro-Vegan' cookbook author hails gardening as activism
  - In a pair of local appearances this week, for example, “Afro-Vegan” chef ... It is stereotypical to think of the African-American diet as simply red velvet ...

NY gay black and Latino bar forced out by landlord

NY gay black and Latino bar forced out by landlord
 - Latino and black gay men and their admirers in New York City were dealt a blow on Sunday (13 April) when their bar was closed down. The venue, No ...

The American Dream Doesn't Mean the Same Thing to White People And Minorities

The American Dream Doesn't Mean the Same Thing to White People And Minorities
 - Grief found that white people had far higher rates of home ownership than black or Latino people, and tended to live in more desirable neighborhoods, ...

Latinos Have a Voice in What's Shown at Local Theaters

Latinos Have a Voice in What's Shown at Local Theaters
 - He said people in the community asked his father, co-owner Bob Harris, to air the ... “Hopefully they could bring in some Latino-themed movies here.

San Antonio mayor asks for undocumented to be protected from deportation

San Antonio mayor asks for undocumented to be protected from deportation
 - With 1.3 million people, 63 percent of them Hispanic, San Antonio is the ... but he is certain that, sometime during his lifetime, there will be a Latino in ...

The Latino Experience In Appalachia

The Latino Experience In Appalachia
 - Ann, I think many people would be surprised to know that there is any kind of significant population of Latinos in Appalachia. How long ...

MCPS needs to face up to demographic realities

MCPS needs to face up to demographic realities
 - Researchers note that low-income, black and Latino students are still lagging their more affluent, white and Asian peers, but even more so now that ...