The Puerto Rican activist fought against California school segregation during the 1940s.
Because the state ordered some counties to keep health data secret citing privacy issues, parents in parts of the state don’t know if the outbreaks are related to their schools.
"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.
Their mother, a migrant farmworker who never gets a day off, will now have funds to get back on her feet.
Parents and local organizations demand replacing the name of a Confederate general to tribute the Puerto Rican baseball legend. This would be the first school in Central Florida named after a Latino.
The announcement came two days after Florida teachers won their legal battle with Gov. Ron DeSantis, who pushed to reopen schools by the end of August.
DeSantis’ administration instructed schools not to close just because a student shows symptoms, without first calling state officials to discuss it.
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