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Latino Health Paradox is a Laughing Matter

Victor Landa May 17, 2019

High-quality conversations and laughter may contribute to longer life expectancy in Latinx populations in the United States, according to a new study in PLosONE by the University of Connecticut.  Researchers sought to explain […]

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

Latino millennials least likely to identify as heterosexual, survey finds

Victor Landa July 24, 2018

Latino millennials are the least likely millennials to identify as heterosexual, according to the GenForward Survey project at the University of Chicago. The organization’s recent report, “Millennial Attitudes on LGBT Issues: Race, […]

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 […]