CA 4th Graders Unite to Bring DREAMer Classmate Home

CA 4th Graders Unite to Bring DREAMer Classmate Home

March 22, 2013

By Diana Bohn, Berkeley Daily Planet Rodrigo was a happy nine-year-old fourth grader at Jefferson Elementary School in Berkeley, where he lived since he was two years old. On January […]

Not a Lack of Latino Lit for Kids, But a Lack of Awareness

March 20, 2013

By Shelley Diaz, School Library Journal Librarians who serve children in predominantly Latino communities were shocked this past December to read a New York Times article claiming that there is a dearth of Latino […]

One Step Ahead: San Antonio Invests in Early Education for Latinos

March 15, 2013

By Salud Today San Antonio business officials, educators, residents, and government officials have invested in free preschool for thousands of low-income, mostly Latino children, PolicyLink reports. Voters approved a one-eighth penny […]

Puppets and Peers for Latino Obesity Prevention

March 13, 2013

By Salud Today Check out this great video about the Hispanic Health Council’s (HHC) comprehensive approach to the prevention of childhood obesity, through promoting healthy eating physical activity and access to healthy […]

Latinos Shifting Black-White Paradigm in Memphis Schools

March 7, 2013

By Stan Washington, New America Media MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Hispanic parents in this city care about the education of their children just as much as any other ethnic group, declared one […]

U.S. Sequester Cuts Would Harm Latino Babies

March 1, 2013

By Khalil Abdullah, New America Media WASHINGTON, D.C.–Thousands of unborn Americans have no say on whether the process of across-the-board federal budget cuts – the so-called “sequestration” — should move forward […]

MacArthur Foundation: A New Digital Divide That’s Hard to Cross

February 26, 2013

By Mike Cassidy, San Jose Mercury News This divide isn’t about who has computers and who doesn’t; or who does and doesn’t have Internet access. This divide is between kids whose […]