Stories tagged: "education"


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Google Honors Felicitas Méndez on the First Day of Hispanic Heritage Month

The Puerto Rican activist fought against California school segregation during the 1940s.

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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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$125,000 Raised for Immigrant Family After Photo of Girls Using Taco Bell Wi-Fi for Homework Goes Viral

Their mother, a migrant farmworker who never gets a day off, will now have funds to get back on her feet.

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Orlando Community Calls to Change Middle School’s Name to Honor Roberto Clemente

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.

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Classes Are Off to a Rough Start in Puerto Rico

As critical problems plague the start of the school year, the Puerto Rico Teachers Federation is demanding the resignation of the secretary of education.

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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.

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This Special-Education Teacher Doesn’t Feel Safe Enough to Head Back to the Classroom

Dialynette González, a teacher and mother of two, does not feel safe returning to the classroom or leaving her children in the care of others during the pandemic.