Well Being


Expansion of AP computer science courses draws more girls and minorities

Victor Landa January 10, 2018

Ten years ago, girls were so scarce in high school computer science classes that the number of female students taking Advanced Placement tests in that subject could be counted on […]

When Heritage Tourism Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

Victor Landa December 6, 2017

Brookline High Students Walk Out of Class for 2nd Time Over Racist Snapchat Videos

Victor Landa December 1, 2017

More Latinas are becoming teachers and reshaping our nation’s classrooms

Victor Landa November 29, 2017

The growth of the Latino population in the United States will have a lasting cultural and intellectual impact beyond the arts, food, and celebrations. More and more, Latinas are becoming […]

Texas education officials reject another Mexican-American studies textbook

Victor Landa November 10, 2017

For the second time in the last year, the State Board of Education rejected a proposed Mexican-American studies textbook, leaving teachers without any state-approved materials for Mexican-American studies courses. The […]

Latino Climate Politics, or Seeing God’s wrath in the hurricanes

Victor Landa September 21, 2017

Hurricane Harvey left fear, uncertainty and ruin in its wake. The Category 4 storm left some people questioning what could come next, to which Mother Nature quickly responded with another hurricane: Irma. […]

Latinos are disproportionately affected by asthma, and Trump’s policies are making it worse

Victor Landa September 6, 2017

Many Americans live where it is unsafe to breathe. About 40% of the U.S. population — more than 126 million people — live in areas that do not comply with national ambient […]