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[OP-ED]: Trump isn’t destiny

 06/13/2017 - 15:17
To some extent, the future of America depends on Donald Trump. But it depends even more on how these social and economic trends evolve -- how we cope with them and whether we become a more cohesive society or a more contentious one. EFE

 It’s time to take a brief break from Donald Trump. Whatever you think of him, there’s no denying that he dominates the news cycle. We seem to assume that the nation’s future depends on Trump’s fate, for better or worse. The reality is otherwise: The nation’s future also hangs on larger economic and social trends that no president can shape.

[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?  


Superar la pobreza generacional

 07/10/2013 - 11:41
Superar la pobreza generacional

Los maestros de escuelas con poblaciones de bajos ingresos a menudo obtienen capacitación especializada en la cultura de la pobreza, a fin de comprender las vidas de sus estudiantes y tener en cuenta sus problemas en el aula. Como profesora de escuela secundaria, estudié el texto de Ruby K. Payne titulado "A Framework for Understanding Poverty"(Un marco para la comprensión de la pobreza).

Plain Text Author: 
Esther Cepeda