Latino students

[OP-ED]: Anti-Latino rhetoric is building walls within our schools

 05/31/2017 - 11:12
Latino boys, “may already face social pressures that discourage self-regulatory behaviors in academic settings (e.g. peer pressure to appear to not care about school).”
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It is said that your perception is your reality. This truth is more important to understand than ever since some of us are living in a time when reality is skewed by perceptions shaped by falsehoods from people in power.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:00am
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Latino boys, “may already face social pressures that discourage self-regulatory behaviors in academic settings (e.g. peer pressure to appear to not care about school).”

[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. 
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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?  

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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
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In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 

Are Latino students worse at Math?

 04/26/2017 - 05:53
President Barack Obama views student projects created on laptops during a tour at Mooresville Middle School in Mooresville, N.C., June 6, 2013 (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

A new paper examines how race affects a student's Math education and the creation of racial advantages and disadvantages at school.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 5:30am
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President Barack Obama views student projects created on laptops during a tour at Mooresville Middle School in Mooresville, N.C., June 6, 2013 (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

University of Miami Bids on New Opportunities for Latino Students

 04/03/2017 - 03:32
Young student Chantal Newallo (2R) from Trinidad and Tobago speaks after receiving the Payless ShoeSource undergraduate scholarship, in San Jose, Costa Rica on Mar. 30, 2017. EFE/Jeffrey Arguedas.
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The University of Miami presented Friday in Costa Rica a scholarship program with which it seeks to offer new development opportunities for students from Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:30am
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Young student Chantal Newallo (2R) from Trinidad and Tobago speaks after receiving the Payless ShoeSource undergraduate scholarship, in San Jose, Costa Rica on Mar. 30, 2017. EFE/Jeffrey Arguedas.

Teach Me: A Texas School Draws More Latino Students in order to Survive

 01/31/2017 - 05:38
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Initiative helps Texas Catholic school survive, draw more Latino students, reports Catholic Philly.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 5:18am
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Initiative helps Texas Catholic school survive, draw more Latino students. Photo: Melissa Ott/Wikimedia

[OP-ED]: Helping kids handle the ‘Trump Effect’ in our nation’s schools

 01/24/2017 - 14:13

In North Carolina, a high school teacher said she has “Latino students who carry their birth certificates and Social Security cards to school because they are afraid they will be deported.”
 

A new study by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights advocacy organization, says that more than two-thirds of 2,000 teachers surveyed reported students -- mainly immigrants, children of immigrants and Muslims -- expressing concerns or fears about what might happen to them or their families during a Trump presidency.

Since the election, more than half of teachers have seen an increase in uncivil political discourse in their schools or classrooms, and more than one-third report having observed an increase in anti-Muslim or anti-immigrant sentiment.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 1:54pm
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In North Carolina, a high school teacher said she has “Latino students who carry their birth certificates and Social Security cards to school because they are afraid they will be deported.”

 

Latino Students Prefer Spain: "In Barcelona I Feel Like Home"

 12/31/2016 - 04:42
.Liza Hernández, a 20 year old Honduran, decided to study Graphic Design in Barcelona instead of joining her sister in the U.S, Lower tuition costs and a higher cultural affinity have made Barcelona, and Europe in general, a popular destination among Latin American students. Photo: Andrea Rodés
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Attracted by the quality of the educational offer, the low tuition costs and the closeness of the language, more and more Latin American students choose to study in Spain instead of the U.S.

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Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 3:57am
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.Liza Hernández, a 20 year old Honduran, decided to study Graphic Design in Barcelona instead of joining her sister in the U.S, Lower tuition costs and a higher cultural affinity have made Barcelona, and Europe in general, a popular destination among Latin American students. Photo: Andrea Rodés

'Encuentro' and the search for Latino priests in Philly

 04/13/2017 - 23:57
Latinos make up most of the Catholics in  the area and many churches are looking for the next Latino leaders of the church.

Top-performing Latinos attend program at Cabrini

 07/10/2015 - 16:13
Top-performing Latinos attend program at Cabrini
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Around 96 top-performing Latino students landed at Cabrini College this week to embark on an immersive college admissions program offered by the National Hispanic Institute (NHI).

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NHI prepara a estudiantes latinos de alto rendimiento para la universidad

 07/10/2015 - 16:04
NHI prepara a estudiantes latinos de alto rendimiento para la universidad
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Alrededor de 96 estudiantes latinos de alto rendimiento visitaron Cabrini College esta semana para formar parte de un programa especializado en el proceso de inscripción a la universidad, proveído por el Instituto Nacional Hispano (HNI).

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