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?
President Donald Trump has named the Hispanic Jovita Carranza as Treasurer of his government
El presidente Donald Trump ha nombrado el día de hoy a la hispana Jovita Carranza como tesorera de su Gobierno.
Las sesiones de refuerzo de la lectura están dirigidas a la población infantil que tiene dificultad para aprender a leer.
Hold your breath for Latino members of the Illinois high school class of 2026. Who knows what recent changes in how they are to be taught will do for them.
Or to them.
It's Money Smart Week in Chicago, that annual event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and -- if nothing else -- the city is accented with portraits of a robust Benjamin Franklin winking knowingly from the center of a $100 bill.