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jueves, 7 de enero de 2016

Salvaging Education in Rural America

Salvaging Education in Rural America
 - When teachers, theorists, and pundits analyze America's educational system, they usually focus on urban centers, but rural school systems make up ...

Out with the Department of Education, and in with the Department of Talent?

Out with the Department of Education, and in with the Department of Talent?
 - But Jamie Merisotis lays out a compelling case in his new book, America ... His proposal for a Department of Talent would combine the Education ...

My Vision for America

My Vision for America
 - My vision for America is for everyone to be prosperous, equal, and well-educated ... Making changes to fix the gender pay-gap and wealth inequality is ...

Why Do Americans Work So Much?

Why Do Americans Work So Much?
 - A third possibility proves more convincing: American inequality means that the gains of increasing productivity are not widely shared. In other words ...

How One Lesbian Teacher Educates Kids About LGBT People

How One Lesbian Teacher Educates Kids About LGBT People
 - When Pamela Strong — a lesbian kindergarten teacher in Ontario — overheard one student call another gay, she decided (with encouragement from ...

What Gun Control, LGBT Rights Have in Common

What Gun Control, LGBT Rights Have in Common
 - One of the nation's leading LGBT advocacy groups is standing behind President Obama as he takes executive action aimed at preventing more mass ...

8 Books About LGBT and Feminist History That Every Lesbian and Bi Woman Should Read

8 Books About LGBT and Feminist History That Every Lesbian and Bi Woman Should Read
 - If you're stuck inside this winter, why not turn off Netflix for a while and buff up on some LGBT and feminist history. Some of these books are memoirs ...


Pride School Atlanta to open for LGBT students bullied in mainstream education

Pride School Atlanta to open for LGBT students bullied in mainstream education
 - A school aimed at attracting gay, bisexual and transgender students and teachers is being established as an alternative for those who may feel bullied ...

Why Hillary Should Win the LGBT Vote

Why Hillary Should Win the LGBT Vote
 - For LGBT voters, this decision couldn't be any more important. Selecting the right nominee who will not only defend the progress of the last eight years ...

Stanford Wants to Help LGBT Leaders Climb the Corporate Ladder

Stanford Wants to Help LGBT Leaders Climb the Corporate Ladder
 - The Graduate School of Business at Stanford University is now offering a leadership program to help LGBT business leaders advance their careers.

How can Latin America meet the demands of an aspirational new generation?

How can Latin America meet the demands of an aspirational new generation?
 - Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean increased in 2015 for the first time in five years, from 6.2% to 6.7%, a figure that could rise further over the coming year. It suggests a bleaker outlook for young people; a lack of opportunities that is engulfed in the region’s issues concerning violence and the war on drugs.


What challenges will Latin America face in 2016?

What challenges will Latin America face in 2016?
 - Latin America isn't the same as it was at the beginning of the millennium. ... A 2014 study revealed that the low quality of education in Latin America ...

Survey finds Colombians rank as happiest people on Earth

Survey finds Colombians rank as happiest people on Earth
 - WIN/Gallup International's End of Year Survey asks people around the world, among other questions, how happy they are. Colombia topped the world ...

Best Dressed Latinos at 2016 People's Choice Awards

Best Dressed Latinos at 2016 People's Choice Awards
  - The 2016 People's Choice Awards, which aired on Jan. 6, featured plenty of film, television and music superstars, but lacked in terms of big Latino ...

Jeb Bush opens up about his family's battle with drug addiction

Jeb Bush opens up about his family's battle with drug addiction
 - Health officials estimate that about 400 people died from overdoses in New Hampshire in 2015 – including heroin and the powerful opiate fentanyl ...

Pinterest's New Head of Diversity Explains Her Hiring Philosophy

Pinterest's New Head of Diversity Explains Her Hiring Philosophy
 - If you've got 4.5 percent Latino people coming out of universities, we should be able to hire at that same rate,” she said. “I think if we see women ...

Whose President Was He?

Whose President Was He?
 - Whatever the reasons, the president's racial reticence highlighted a submerged civil war in black America about how blackness is best engaged in ...

Whoopi Goldberg: 'I'm an American, I'm Not an African-American'

Whoopi Goldberg: 'I'm an American, I'm Not an African-American'
 - Whoopi Goldberg: 'I'm an American, I'm Not an African-American' ... the next " racist issue " appears she will be shouting she is an African American ...


Marriage Equality Can Be a Trap—Just Ask Newly “Freed” Slaves

Marriage Equality Can Be a Trap—Just Ask Newly “Freed” Slaves
 - As it turns out, today's gains in the fight for marriage equality have a racial history. ... In other cases, newly freed black people were forced to marry by ... Yet for African Americans, whether in the 19th century or today, marriage has by ...

Tacoma Art Museum commits to more racial diversity, dialogue

Tacoma Art Museum commits to more racial diversity, dialogue
 - The effort will begin with Sunday's closing events for “Art AIDS America,” ... The group pointed out that although nationally, African Americans have ...