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[OP-ED]: Illegal immigrants pay taxes, too

 04/24/2017 - 08:15
Un miembro del grupo de activistas por los derechos de los inmigrantes "Border Angels", enciende una vela durante una vigilia por uno de los miembros del grupo, Hugo Castro, en San Diego, California, EE.UU.Castro desapareció en el centro de México después de publicar un video en Facebook donde informó que lo estaban siguiendo. EFE
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The reason immigrant appreciation efforts, like the “Day Without Immigrants” events this past February, fall flat is because few people really feel any pain.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:30am
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A member of the group of immigrant rights activists Border Angels lights a candle during a vigil by one of the members of the group, Hugo Castro, in San Diego, California, USA. Castro disappeared in central Mexico after publishing a video on Facebook where he reported that he was being followed. EFE

Philly schools need funding and staff

 04/13/2017 - 18:14
City Controller Alan Butkovitz recent audit says Philadelphia Schools are at risk of losing vital funding. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia.

Philadelphia is a foreign-talent hunter

 04/10/2017 - 13:15
Philadelphia is still an attractive city for immigrants from diverse work and professional backgrounds. Photo Archive.

With more than 29,000 applications for H-1B visas, local companies place the city as the third in search of permits to employ professional immigrants.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 9:30am
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Philadelphia is still an attractive city for immigrants from diverse work and professional backgrounds. Photo Archive.

[OP-ED]: Guys, are you trapped in a ‘Man Box’?

 04/10/2017 - 08:04
Clearly, young men need more avenues for support, more good role models, and a society in which fewer men -- and women -- celebrate brutish male behavior.

Families of Mexico’s disappeared still waiting for law to help find loved ones

 03/31/2017 - 05:24
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Draft bill that President Enrique Peña sent to Congress in 2015 has been beset by delays

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:15am
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Who wants to study Spanish in Philadelphia?

 03/28/2017 - 16:30
María Paredes Fernández, profesora de español en Penn University, fue nominada el año pasado como “mejor profesora de español de EEUU”, por la Asociación Americana de Profesores de Español y Portugués (AATSP). Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick
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The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:30am
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María Paredes Fernández, Spanish language teacher at Penn University, was awarded "Best Spanish Teacher 2016" by the American Association of Spanish and Portuguese Teachers (AATSP). Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick

[OP-ED]: Put down your device and try talking with someone

 03/21/2017 - 13:52
In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.
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Voices from all walks of life are uniting to spread the word about the importance of getting back to more face-to-face conversations and fewer “likes” and tweets.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
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In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.

400 puestos vacantes de maestros en el Distrito Escolar de Filadelfia

 02/02/2015 - 12:13

South Philadelphia High School. Foto: Samantha Madera/ AL DÍA News
 
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El salario inicial para profesores sin experiencia es de $45.360. En particular buscan a maestros con experiencia en matemáticas de secundaria (grados 5-12), ciencias de secundaria (grados 5-12), educación especial, arte, música y los últimos grados de primaria (grados 5-6).

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Monday, February 2, 2015 - 12:00pm
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South Philadelphia High School. Foto: Samantha Madera/ AL DÍA News