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Rosa Alma waves signs ask demanding guns legislations, in Coral Springs, Florida, USA on 16 February 2018. Nikolas Jacob Cruz, reportedly an expelled student, has been charged with seventeen counts of premeditated murder in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on 14 February 2018. EFE

Following one of the ten deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history at Florida high school last week, students and teachers across the country are questioning the safety of their schools.

Brasil y Filadelfia, historia común de una educación marcada por la segregación

 08/16/2017 - 16:31
Baobab Flowers

La directora brasileña Gabriela Watson, galardonada en el Blackstar Film Festival por su cortometraje Baobab Flowers, explora los efectos de la segregación en las escuelas públicas de Brasil y EEUU.

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Celia Alves - Especial para AL DÍA News

Preschools visit City Hall in anticipation to 'Soda Tax' vote

 06/08/2016 - 16:34
Photo: Michelle Severino / Al Dia News

In anticipation of the possible City Council vote on the “soda tax” proposal, the Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) organization gathered dozens of pre-schoolers in support of universal pre-K expansion in Philadelphia schools.
The event was held on Wednesday as City Council members were invited to meet and greet the students. At the same time, the Philadelphians Against the Grocery Tax Coalition held a rally outside City Hall urging council members to reject the mayor’s "soda tax” proposal.

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Michelle Severino