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lunes, 17 de agosto de 2015

Teach for America stumbles because its teachers aren't prepared

Teach for America stumbles because its teachers aren't prepared
 - A piece titled "I Quit Teach for America" went viral online, and even The ... Similarly, if they wanted to specialize in bilingual or special education, my ...

Teach for America sees applicant decline second year in a row

Teach for America sees applicant decline second year in a row
 - Fewer people are signing up for Teach For America, the nonprofit that aims to plug holes in education by placing teachers in low-income communities.

Why American academics are building ties with Cuba

Why American academics are building ties with Cuba
 - American universities, such as Indiana University, where I serve as dean emeritus and professor of educational leadership and policy studies in the ...

Latin American govts fail to tackle booming urban slums

Latin American govts fail to tackle booming urban slums
 - Some 113 million people across the continent -- or nearly one in five people -- live in sprawling slums which are fuelling inequality and social ...

I hope that one day my pro-LGBT group won't be needed

I hope that one day my pro-LGBT group won't be needed
 - Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson has said that he would like to shut down his group 'Straight But Not Narrow' – but society isn't ready yet.

Inclusive policies for LGBT linked to greater productivity, economic growth

Inclusive policies for LGBT linked to greater productivity, economic growth
 - THE ABSENCE of a national policy against gender discrimination may be holding back economic growth, a US economist said, citing the dampening ...

Russell Tovey becomes patron of LGBT homeless charity Albert Kennedy Trust

Russell Tovey becomes patron of LGBT homeless charity Albert Kennedy Trust
 - Russell Tovey has become a patron for the Albert Kennedy Trust, which helps LGBT youth struggling with homeless. The actor – whose HBO show ...


Stop Burdening LGBT Athletes By Demanding Greatness

Stop Burdening LGBT Athletes By Demanding Greatness
- The question up for debate: Will Denson's announcement make it any easier for more athletes to come out, and will it change how fans treat the LGBT ...

Hundreds turn out for Ugandan LGBT Pride

Hundreds turn out for Ugandan LGBT Pride
 - The parade was organised by Sexual Minorities Uganda, an LGBT advocacy group known by the acronym SMUG. Richard Lusimbo an event ...

LGBT families in America are said to shop and spend more

LGBT families in America are said to shop and spend more
- It's not just that LGBT families make 10 per cent more shopping trips each year, but according to a Nielsen customer report released this month, they ...

Why Transgender People Are Being Murdered at a Historic Rate

Why Transgender People Are Being Murdered at a Historic Rate
- These signs put up by the Audre Lorde Project say “Safe Space,” designating those buildings as places of sanctuary for LGBT people who are ...

5 ways the world will look dramatically different in 2100

5 ways the world will look dramatically different in 2100
 - The world is expected to add another billion people within the next 15 years, bringing the total global population from 7.3 billion in mid-2015 to 8.5 billion in 2030, 9.7 billion in 2050, and 11.2 billion by 2100, according to new estimates from the UN.

Latin America's Elections Offer No Light at the End of the Tunnel

Latin America's Elections Offer No Light at the End of the Tunnel
 - Latin America's Elections Offer No Light at the End of the Tunnel ... they want an end to the corruption and cronyism and that has plagued their country, ...

Global population to surpass 11 billion by 2100 fuelled by growth in Africa

Global population to surpass 11 billion by 2100 fuelled by growth in Africa
- No European country is expected to regain a fertility rate high enough to ... By comparison, Asian countries have 8, Latin America and the Caribbean ...

In Venezuela, Economists Improvise to Track Economy

In Venezuela, Economists Improvise to Track Economy
 - The search for solid economic data comes as some Latin American countries are grappling with high inflation while much of the world has overcome ...

Black Americans Should 'Qualify as Refugees' Under US Law

Black Americans Should 'Qualify as Refugees' Under US Law
 - What if, next, he told me he was from America? Black people in the United States face such racial violence that they could qualify as refugees.

A Pocket Guide to Race in America

A Pocket Guide to Race in America
 - Why aren't African-American artists allowed to show the fullness of ... full compass of their talents and interests unless they rejected racial conventions.


Twin Sisters Talk About Race Through A New Cigar Line

Twin Sisters Talk About Race Through A New Cigar Line
 - When Afro-Cuban-American twin sisters Yvette and Yvonne Rodriguez launched their Tres Lindas Cubanas cigar line last year, they ...

Your new Marvel superhero is an African American girl with a T-Rex best friend

Your new Marvel superhero is an African American girl with a T-Rex best friend
 - Marvel wasn't having us on when it pledged to improve diversity in its comics - the newest series will follow the adventures of an African American girl ...

Hispanic poverty in rural areas challenges states

Hispanic poverty in rural areas challenges states
 - Nearly half of rural Latino babies have mothers who were born outside the U.S., and those infants have a poverty rate of 44 percent, according to ...