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.
Interview with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos days before the visit of Vicepresident Mike Pence to the country
Mucho antes de que los rostros de Ana de la Reguera, Kate del Castillo, Penélope Cruz y Salma Hayek abandonaran las portadas de la ¡HOLA! y Vanidades para embellecer los tabloides de Hollywood y las colas de las salas ACME, había existido ya una belleza española de gran talento: Dolores del Río.
Singer Julieta Venegas, soprano Monica Abrego and actress Naomy Romo are some of the figures who have passed through the doors of Casa de la Cultura, in Tijuana, less than 1 mile from the U.S Border.
By unveiling on the same day a pair of divisive and incendiary policy initiatives, the Trump administration made clear that it opposes affirmative action for some Americans but supports it for others.
When people my age look back on their college days, they often recall being “starving” students. But, back in a time when it was possible to complete a university education with some scholarships, a modest student loan and a part-time job, few of my peers were ever truly hungry.
Una tienda se dedica hace 50 años a exhibir y vender artesanías latinoamericanas en South Philly.
If the cliché rings true and the eyes really are the window to the soul, then "Eye's Gallery" on 402 South Street has been the enchanting window to Latin American, Moroccan, and Indian folklore since 1968. The love child of Julia and her husband, the renowned "Magic Gardens" creator Isaiah, the gallery's origins are wondrous like its contents.
Youngstown again? As an avid spectator of politics, I’ve been hearing about that city in the Mahoning Valley of northeast Ohio for decades. Although it’s home to just 64,000 people, Youngstown gets more than its share of attention from politicians, media, filmmakers, and even a poetic singer/songwriter from Freehold, New Jersey.
Acclaimed "Golden Age" Mexican actress Dolores del Río is honored today in a floral Google Doodle as gorgeous as she was. A society heiress, a mistress to Orson Welles, a victim of McCarthyism, a spokeswoman for UNICEF, and a beauty that reportedly slept "sixteen hours a day" to keep her youthful looks, here's a look at the life of Dolores.
María Sotomayor, is the deputy director of the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition. She came to the US in 2002, when she was 10. In 2012 became recipient of DACA. Just a few weeks ago, María got her 'green card". These are her views on the DACA issue in times of Trump.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois have introduced a new DREAM Act. Oh boy. I really wish they hadn’t done that.
News headlines are screaming about how fearful Latinos are due to moves the Trump administration is making toward stepping up deportations. These are valid concerns for many Hispanics, a majority of whom have acquaintances or family members who could be at risk.
The health reform in the Senate had not yet fallen when the Republican bench in the House of Representatives presented its fiscal proposal, a project that also divides the GOP.
El pasado 20 julio, dos senadores estadounidenses presentaron ante el Congreso la nueva “Dream Act”, un proyecto de ley bipartidista que pretende expandir los derechos de los Dreamers y otorgar la residencia legal y una vía a la ciudadanía a más de un millón de inmigrantes que entraron en los EEUU siendo menores de edad.
The career accomplishments of Kelley Hodge situate her well for the vital mission she volunteered to undertake over the next five-plus months.
I’ve given birth to three babies, shattered my wrist, broken my tailbone twice, gotten tattooed, and, once, when I was suspected of having contracted West Nile Virus, had two consecutive spinal taps (one failed) in the name of advancing medical students’ knowledge while securing a diagnosis.
Perhaps if we explain to the president the 140 million dollars that the dreamers contribute annually to the coffers of the state, he will keep DACA intact.
A civil organization has decided to sue ICE for the unconstitutionality of its arrest warrants.
Una organización civil ha decidido demandar al ICE por la inconstitucionalidad de sus órdenes de detención.
A recent survey on the public’s view of national institutions elicited headlines that suggested a tale of backwardness and ignorance. One example: “Majority of Republicans Think Higher Education is Bad for America.”
The reality is more complex.