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Segregation of Latino Students From White Peers Increased Over a Generation, Study Finds

Victor Landa August 1, 2019

In 1998, the average Latino student in elementary school attended a school where 40 percent of her classmates were white. But by 2015, the average young Latino student was attending a school […]

Denver Public Schools threatened to report striking teachers to immigration

Victor Landa January 25, 2019

In McAllen, Texas, Hotbed of Immigration Enforcement, All-Latino District Gets an A on State’s New School Report Card

Victor Landa August 27, 2018

Texas OKs Mexican-American studies curriculum under new name

Victor Landa April 12, 2018

The Texas Board of Education on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to creating statewide academic standards for a Mexican-American studies high school course — but only after changing the name to “ethnic studies,” […]

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

“Join us for this truly unforgettable experience where two worlds once collided forging a New World that would change the course of history.” —Promotional language from announcement of upcoming group […]

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

Victor Landa December 1, 2017

Hundreds of students in Massachusetts staged a high school walkout for a second time Thursday in support of a classmate who was the target of a racist slur in at […]