Stories tagged: "education"


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How Latinos Could Benefit if Biden Forgives Student Loans

More Latinos are getting college degrees, but that also means they have more student loan debt and difficulty paying it off.

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Joven no puede continuar estudios debido a desventaja que tienen estudiantes que no hablan inglés en Florida

Natalia Mejía ha perdido su primer año de universidad, por no poder tomar el examen ESOL en su idioma natal.

A finished clean room with stacked chairs in the science room at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School building in Boston's Mattapan, which were being cleaned for the reopening of school on July 9, 2020. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Here’s the Mess Betsy DeVos Left for Incoming Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos left the department’s funding for low-income schools, protections for students with disabilities, and rights for survivors under Title IX in shambles.

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Florida Dem Blasts State GOP for Trying to End In-State College Tuition for Undocumented Students

Democrat Anna V. Eskamani called the bill "an offensive piece of legislation" that is fundamentally un-American.

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Returning to In-Person Classes Poses Risks to Latino Households

The rise in COVID-19 cases and the new variants of the virus threaten a safe return to in-person classes.

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70+ Teachers Leave Broward Schools as Union Blasts ‘Relaxed’ Social Distancing

"We are seeing classrooms with 25 students, 20 students, with not six feet of social distancing," said Ana Fusco, Broward Teachers Union president.

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Florida’s Dept. of Education May Put Thousands of ESL Students at Risk

Nearly 300,000 Spanish-speaking students in Florida will have to take a test in person at a time when COVID cases are on the rise.