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Ylenia Aguilar Was Once Undocumented. Now, She Votes for Those Who Can’t.

"To me, the American Dream meant having the right to vote," says Ylenia Aguilar, who ran for election the same year she became a citizen.

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Push to Reopen Schools Shows How Little GOP Cares About Moms

As Trump tweets “OPEN THE SCHOOLS!!!” women worry about returning to work, supporting distance learning, and the push to reopen schools during a pandemic.

Local plans to reopen schools in thoughtful ways are being challenged by the Trump administration which favors a prompt return to in-person schooling, ignoring the health risks of COVID-19.
Trump Administration Pushes for Riskiest Approach to Reopening Schools

Latino families are in the crossfire between the push to reopen schools and being disproportionately ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Why Getting Cops Out of Schools Is Good News for Black and Hispanic Students

36% of elementary schools and 65% of high schools in the U.S. have police officers on site, but the tide may be changing.

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Americana of the Week: This Texan Is on a Mission to Make Sure Latino and Black Students Succeed

In a system where 97% of students are Latino and Black, Nella García Urban designs academic programs to give equal opportunity for underserved kids to succeed.

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Racism In Our Education System Must Be Torn Down. Here’s How You Can Demand It.

With 1 in 3 public school students projected to be Hispanic in the near future, Latino parents and leaders must demand an anti-racist education for all.

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A Landmark Case Just Affirmed Reading Is a Right. Here’s How It Will Affect Disadvantaged Communities.

Is this Michigan case ruling a big win for students of color – who are systematically deprived of an excellent education?