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.
Cuando la gente de mi edad recuerda la época universitaria, a menudo recuerda haber sido un estudiante “muerto de hambre”. Pero, en una época en que era posible completar una educación universitaria con algunas becas, un modesto préstamo estudiantil y un trabajo de tiempo parcial, pocos de mis pares pasaron hambre de verdad.
The mother of the siblings said she made the decision to have them brought to the US by a female "coyote" because of the lack of security in Guatemala.
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.
Una encuesta reciente sobre la perspectiva pública acerca de las instituciones nacionales provocó titulares que sugieren una historia de retraso e ignorancia. Un ejemplo: “La mayoría de los republicanos piensa que la educación superior es mala para Estados Unidos”.
La realidad es más compleja.
This case involves “retaliation” the federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals declared in the first sentence of the second paragraph of a recent ruling.
The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
What happens to immigrants who are deported and must start a life from scratch in their country of origin?
An anti-Muslim attack in a London mosque on Saturday was followed by a frustrated terrorist attack on Monday in Paris, where an armed man identified as an Islamic extremist was killed after he rammed a card loaded with weapons and explosives in to a police convoy. Increasing Islamist terror and hate crime against Muslims at the same time... is this exactly what ISIS want?
El pasado 16 de junio, Día de la Juventud, diversas protestas estallaron en varias ciudades de Sudáfrica. Dichas protestas sirvieron para recordar los orígenes de esta importante celebración anual para el país.
Protests punctuated the Youth Day celebration in South Africa on June 16.
During official visit to Mexico City, the German Chancellor said walls are no answer to migration and lent support to Mexico over NAFTA
“Elián,” a recently released documentary about the saga of Elián González, the little Cuban castaway that became a worldwide cause célèbre 17 years ago, is bringing back painful memories of the Cold War-induced bitter political battle between South Florida Cuban-Americans and Cubans on the island. At a time when President Trump seems poised to reverse Barack Obama’s measures and go back to a Cuba policy of hostility and irrationality, the film becomes even more distressing.
For the past decade, the narrative of an upcoming Hispanic demographic tsunami has been alternately energizing and scaring people into believing that America will eventually become Latinized beyond recognition.
Don’t worry, it isn’t going to happen.
According to financial analysts, President Trump's budget for 2018 clearly indicates a cut in the benefits of the poor and an increase in the cash flow for wealthy taxpayers.
I have tried to evaluate Donald Trump’s presidency fairly. I’ve praised him when he has appointed competent people to high office and expressed support for his policies when they seemed serious and sensible (even though this has drawn criticism from some quarters). But there has always been another aspect to this presidency lurking beneath the surface, sometimes erupting into full view as it did this week. Donald Trump, in much of his rhetoric and many of his actions, poses a danger to American democracy.
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?
University students in Venezuela were the main protagonists of new protests against the Venezuelan security forces on Thursday, while the government of President Nicolas Maduro continued with his plan to rewrite the nation"s constitution.
The death toll in the Venezuelan protests increased to 34 after another young man was killed in Caracas on Wednesday amid escalating tensions provoked by the government"s call for a rewrite of the constitution.
Puerto Rican police arrested five people on Monday during a general strike and street demonstrations against austerity measures and government spending cuts on the island.
Black teachers make a difference.
I know because I attended a prestigious college-preparatory public high school in the heart of Chicago where approximately half of the teachers were black. They included my AP Biology teacher and AP English teacher, several of my art teachers, one of my history teachers, a chemistry teacher -- and probably many more I’m forgetting in the haze of the past quarter-century.
According to a US News & World Report, the Julia R. Masterman High School is ranked 51st among the highest quality public education institutions.
A new paper examines how race affects a student's Math education and the creation of racial advantages and disadvantages at school.
A tour along the Market-Frankford line becomes a spoken portrait of what this section of the transport system means for the city.
El presidente, Donald Trump, firmará este martes una orden ejecutiva para imponer un escrutinio más riguroso a los peticionarios de la H-1B y en lugares de empleo con empleados que tengan esa visa, para confirmar que no hayan desplazado a trabajadores estadunidenses.