Many Latino College Students are Homeless, Hungry

Many Latino College Students are Homeless, Hungry

Victor Landa July 25, 2017

NewsTaco HEALTH TUESDAY By Eric Moreno, Salud Today (2.5 minute read)   There are more Latino college students than ever before. The bad news is that the high cost of higher education […]

Texas High Schoolers Rise Against Anti-Immigrant SB 4 Law

Victor Landa July 15, 2017

By Viri Sanchez and Karla Quinones  (2.5 minute read) Four months ago, on February 16, thousands of high school students across Texas joined in a collective effort to stand up […]

New Study Finds Latino Parents Feel Strongly Against Using Student Loans to Afford College

NewsTaco June 19, 2017

*Researchers think it’s odd that Latino parents are optimistic about their children’s future, but don’t want them to take out education loans.  They don’t understand that Latino optimism is about […]

Another Way That Teachers Matter For Latino Kids

NewsTaco May 23, 2017

*Science tells us that ethnic and racial minority kids do better in more diverse schools. The question before us is if the educational leadership in the White House believes in […]

Awareness of controversial Arizona immigration law influenced male students’ classroom behavior

NewsTaco May 22, 2017

*Take this as a microcosm of the effect that Trumpism will have on Latino children. There is palpable fear and anxiety in schools, the kids are being affected. VL NewsTaco […]

Texas Demographer Has Given the Same Speech for 25 Years. Is Anyone Listening?

NewsTaco April 12, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because of two things – one, demography is destiny; and two, as Texas goes so will the country, eventually. VL By Sam DeGrave, Texas Observer (2.5 […]

The sound of inclusion: Why teachers’ words matter

NewsTaco April 11, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because it speaks directly to the need for more teachers of color in culturally diverse classrooms. Because “No student (or teacher) leaves their language patterns at […]