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Why Mexican-American Studies Matter

Why Mexican-American Studies Matter | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
The Texas State Board of Education will vote on Wednesday on whether or not to adopt an elective Mexican-American studies course for public high schools. The proposal from Brownsville Democrat Ruben Cortez has generated opposition from some members o...
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Honor students serve up Spanish with lunch

Honor students serve up Spanish with lunch | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
The lunch menu of the day at Mark Twain Elementary School includes a plateful of foreign language for 12 students, who have elected to learn Spanish during their noontime break.
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Coke, “America the Beautiful,” and the language of diversity

Coke, “America the Beautiful,” and the language of diversity | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola’s “It’s Beautiful” ad, that aired during Sunday night’s Super Bowl, sought to portray ethnic diversity in the U.S. by featuring “America the Beautiful” sung in several languages. But not everyone was happy with Coke’s celebration of diversity in the country.
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The New York State DREAM Act: Stuck in Political Limbo in Albany

The New York State DREAM Act: Stuck in Political Limbo 

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Hispanic Millennials: Living at Home, Delaying Marriage, and Focusing on College

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Hispanic Millennials: 

Living at Home, Delaying Marriage, 

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Does This State Fail When It Comes To Educating Hispanic Students?

Does This State Fail When It Comes To Educating Hispanic Students? | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
PAJARO, Calif. (AP) — As Hispanics surpass white Californians in population next year, the state becomes a potential model for the rest of the country, which is going through a slower but similar demographic shift.
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Encouraging more low-income and first-generation students to earn a degree

Encouraging more low-income and first-generation students to earn a degree | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Sometimes, all it takes is a $7 burrito gift card to get high school seniors to submit their…
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What Does it Mean that Most Children's Books Are Still About White Boys?

What Does it Mean that Most Children's Books Are Still About White Boys? | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
"Do you know how many books with boys in them I read?" she said. "You should read girl books, too.
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Of an estimated 5,000 books released in 2012, only 3.3% featured African-Americans; 2.1% featured Asian-Americans or Pacific Islanders; 1.5% featured Latinos; and only 0.6% featured Native Americans.

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From #Librotraficante: Don’t Shut Down Mexican American History

From #Librotraficante: Don’t Shut Down Mexican American History | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
We received the following release from Librotraficante: Houston, TX (October 21, 2013) – The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) is set to approve course requirements for the Foundation Graduatio...
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Lack of Diversity In STEM is Dangerous For Our Students

Lack of Diversity In STEM is Dangerous For Our Students | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
These experiences allowed me to follow my passion, but they also drove home how rare it was to be a young Latina in engineering, and how necessary it was for there to be more diversity in the STEM fields.
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Report: More California Latinos getting high school diplomas, but not college degrees | Education | FresnoBee.com

Report: More California Latinos getting high school diplomas, but not college degrees | Education | FresnoBee.com | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
More California Latinos are getting high school diplomas and entering college than ever before, but many still end up without a four-year degree, according to a new report from a nonprofit education advocacy group.
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Univision News partners with UC Berkeley to reach young Latinos

Univision News partners with UC Berkeley to reach young Latinos | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
The Spanish-language media giant Univision and Fusion — its new cable-news venture — are partnering with UC Berkeley to bring campus experts, research news and events of interest to the channel's targeted audience of young, English-speaking...
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El Rap de la Educación 2.0 (#RapEducacion) - YouTube

¿Cómo debería ser la Educación en el Sigo XXI? Un grupo de jóvenes responden a la pregunta a ritmo de rap, en este vídeo de Fundación Telefónica, con música ...
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39,000 Teachers In Mexico Can't Be Located

39,000 Teachers In Mexico Can't Be Located | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say the first census of the country's education system found at least a third of public schools have infrastructure problems and there are thousands of school workers who can't be identified.

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My Brother's Keeper

My Brother's Keeper | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
Creating opportunity for boys and young men of color.
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Do you have any idea to help boys of color success at school? 

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New Program Launches To Give Scholarships To Dreamers

New Program Launches To Give Scholarships To Dreamers | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Three high-profile participants in the immigration reform movement announced a scholarship program on Tuesday that will give millions of dollars in scholarships to Dreamers, undocumented young people who came to the U.S. as children. Th...
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Latinos lag in getting alternative educational credentials

Latinos lag in getting 

alternative educational credentials

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Twelve Tips All Educators Must Know About Educating African American and Latino Students

Twelve Tips All Educators Must Know About Educating African American and Latino Students | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
If you do not understand the population of students you teach, your success in the classroom can be greatly minimized.
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Debating when to move out of Mami and Papi’s house

Debating when to move out of Mami and Papi’s house | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
Do you think there is an “appropriate” age to move out of the house?  Should there be? Should the age…
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Ruling On Arizona Ethnic Studies Law Appealed

Ruling On Arizona Ethnic Studies Law Appealed | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
The Mexican American Studies curriculum banned from Tucson classrooms will have another day in court.
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After-school programs that change Latino students’ lives receive national award

After-school programs that change Latino students’ lives receive national award | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
On Friday, First Lady Michelle Obama gave 12 after-school programs from across the country the National Arts and Humanities Youth…
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The downside of bilingualism

The downside of bilingualism | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
The best English-language acquisition programs are those featuring dual language instruction.
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Illinois School Report Card: Enrollment of minority students to surpass white students

Illinois School Report Card: Enrollment of minority students to surpass white students | Latino Students in US | Scoop.it
With Illinois public schools on the cusp of becoming "majority minority," suburban districts that were once overwhelmingly white are adjusting to their rising Latino enrollment with changes in...
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Check this out:  "Illinois School Report Card data show that the growth in the percentage of Latino public school students in the last 15 years has coincided with a decrease in whites to 50.6 percent, from 62 percent; a drop in blacks to 17.6 percent from 20.8 percent; and an increase in Asians to 4.4 percent, from 3.2 percent."

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