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domingo, 18 de enero de 2015

Majority of US public school students are in poverty

Majority of US public school students are in poverty
  - The lunch program is a rough proxy for poverty, but the explosion in the number of needy children in the nation's public classrooms is a recent ...

Community event focuses on inequality

Community event focuses on inequality
 - For the optimistic, racial equality in America gained significant ground since the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, but local observers contend ...

Education Should be Inclusive

Education Should be Inclusive
 - Once a nation which valued education above all else, the United States is failing our next generation of Americans. The United States ranks 14th in the ...

Inequality in America: can we find ourselves after losing our way?

Inequality in America: can we find ourselves after losing our way?
 - If you believe that America's infrastructure is in good shape, that the ... that the American education system needs more standardized testing and fewer ...

Venezuela president receives parade amid looming crisis

Venezuela president receives parade amid looming crisis
 - Mobs of supporters cheered as the socialist South American leader arrived at the presidential palace, driving himself at the head of the motorcade.

Is Honduras heading for the privatization of parts of its territory?

Is Honduras heading for the privatization of parts of its territory?
 - Honduras, one of the poorest countries in Latin America, ridden by corruption, severely hit by violence, and showing some of the highest inequity ...

Alma Rutgers: 'The Negro still is not free'

Alma Rutgers: 'The Negro still is not free'
 - In America's overtly racist society, African-Americans who did not submit, or were even suspected of disobedience, were destroyed one way or another ...

Vestiges of racism still perceived locally

Vestiges of racism still perceived locally
 - But overall, he said, Henderson has been kind to him as an African-American, because he's never experienced raw racism. “I can't think of a single ...

As the Racial Achievement Gap Persists, Schools Find Success By Preparing Students For ...

As the Racial Achievement Gap Persists, Schools Find Success By Preparing Students For ...
 - According to the US Department of Education, Black college students, when compared with other racial groups, have the highest dropout rate for both ...

The Student Knows More about Technology Than the Teacher, Publisher Says

The Student Knows More about Technology Than the Teacher, Publisher Says
 - Every youngster is different, and up to now education hasn't understood that,” the executive of the Spanish ... from the Latin American Herald Tribune: ...

Too Many Tests in Colorado Schools Harm Latino Students

Too Many Tests in Colorado Schools Harm Latino Students
 - According to the Colorado Education Department, some 877,000 students attend the state's elementary schools and high schools. Of those, at least 30 ...

CELAC should become an extreme poverty-free zone, says Ecuador's foreign minister

CELAC should become an extreme poverty-free zone, says Ecuador's foreign minister
 - The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in the near future should become an area free of extreme poverty, and one where ...

Gaytino!' combines Chicano and gay culture

Gaytino!' combines Chicano and gay culture
  - They both contributed heavily to Hispanic culture.” Guerrero says he also wanted to educate audiences about Chicano and gay culture. The 90-minute ...

Political Leadership Is Central to Successful Education Reform

Political Leadership Is Central to Successful Education Reform
 - While many education reformers seem to use their writing to try to appease ... This is especially true in Latin America, where the sprawling nature of ...

Childhood poverty: majority of US public school students eligible for free or reduced lunch

Childhood poverty: majority of US public school students eligible for free or reduced lunch
 - Latino and black children are more impacted by poverty than their white peers. In 2011, the Pew Hispanic Center released a report showing that ...