Alex Centeno

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[OP-ED]: Our Education, Born from Swamps

 05/15/2017 - 15:27
In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 

The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?  

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
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Alex Centeno

A native of Philadelphia, Alex Centeno has always been an admirer of the Art that inspires the City’s culture. It was that Art and culture that inspired Alex to be an avid and passionate writer. Alex is a graduate of Kutztown University where he studied Communications and Writing, and is dedicated to providing a narrative for the stories and voices that are otherwise unheard.