A program started by the city’s District Attorney Office in 2012 continues to change lives, allowing some first-time nonviolent felony offenders to choose a diploma instead of a prison sentence.
The summer before his freshman year of college, David Hernández got a notice from the University of California asking him for a housing deposit he had no idea was due.
In what many have called "open ignorance of the Constitution," Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said this week that it is at the discretion of each school whether to report the status of students to immigration officials.
En lo que muchos han llamado como un “desconocimiento abierto de la Constitución”, la Secretaria de Educación Betsy DeVos dijo el pasado martes que quedará a discreción de cada escuela reportar o no a Inmigración el estatus de sus estudiantes.
After the events at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, pressure from the student community has reached the doors of the White House, putting Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in the eye of the hurricane, and she doesn’t seem to be up to the challenge.
Después de los eventos en la escuela secundaria Stoneman Douglas en Parkland (Florida), la presión de la comunidad estudiantil ha llegado a las puertas de la Casa Blanca, poniendo en el ojo del huracán a la Secretaria de Educación Betsy DeVos, quien pareciera no estar a la altura del reto.
“We ideally are working towards a much more responsive board that understands the needs of the community better, but is also accountable as they are from our community,” said nominating panel member Peter Gonzales.
Teachers, schools need to discuss Trump's racist language, educators say.
Roberto Díaz, un inmigrante chileno, ha hecho muchas mudanzas durante su carrera como un destacado violista. Estas son las razones por las que decidió vivir en Filadelfia.
Roberto Díaz, a Chilean immigrant, has made many moves throughout his career as an esteemed violist and as an educator. Now, he is the President and CEO of The Curtis Institute of Music. Here’s how and why he chose to call Philadelphia home.
Alcalde Kenney nombra Bonnie Camarda y Peter Gonzales al panel de nominación que seleccionará a los candidatos para la nueva Junta Escolar de la ciudad
A new partnership between La Salle University and the School District of Philadelphia opens up college course enrollment to city high school students.
Mayor Kenney appoints Bonnie Camarda and Peter Gonzales to the nominating panel that will select candidates for the School District's new board.
Roughly half of Latinos in higher education graduate. Researchers and universities are asking why, and what can be done to better support Latino students.
While everybody remembers Martin Luther King Jr., few talk about the segregation that still haunts our communities.
Cuando todos conmemoran a Martin Luther King Jr., pocos hablan de la segregación aún latente en nuestras comunidades.
Far too little attention lands on aspects of the robbery for the rich tax measure that President Trump and his Republican confederates on Capitol Hill are ram rodding into existence…aspects with devastating impacts on thousands of Philadelphians, particularly Puerto Ricans.
A new survey revealed that 45 percent of educational institutions in the country have registered a drop in enrollment of international students for the period that is just beginning.
Una nueva encuesta reveló que el 45 por ciento de las instituciones educativas del país han registrado una baja en matrículas de estudiantes internacionales para el período que apenas empieza.
Research suggests that successful Latinos aim to improve academic and financial attainment within the Latino community.
The mayor of Philadelphia will announce to the Council on Wednesday his plan to retake full control of the body that governs the public education of the city.
El alcalde de Filadelfia anunció este jueves al Concejo su plan para retomar pleno control del órgano que rige la educación pública de la ciudad.
Philadelphia is not only the City of Brotherly Love, it is also the City of Sisterly Effectiveness. The City now joins thirty-one other major American cities with women’s commissions, dedicated to shining a light on issues that women experience through intersectional data-collection and discourse, and tearing down the barriers of male dominance in a variety of fields, sectors, and categories.
Universal free education is one of the hallmarks of the Cuban Revolution, although for a number of years the shortfall in the number of teachers and reportedly low quality of the offered classes have been the focus of attention on the island, where students make up about one-fifth of the population.
Latinos and African-Americans are still the least represented groups in major American universities, despite being two of the most numerous communities in the nation.