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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
 

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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Interview: How to turn around Latino educational outcomes

 02/02/2015 - 05:30
Cory Notestine, at podium receives the 2015 School Counselor of the Year in Washington, D.C. Photo: Elianne Ramos

To discuss the complex interplay among individual, institutional, and family factors affecting Latina/o students, and what to do to address these, I recently had the honor to speak to Cory Notestine, a school counselor whose initiatives have helped raised the graduation rate in his school district, expanded access to college courses, and increased engagement with parents.

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Philly puts standardized testing to the test

 01/23/2015 - 11:12
Philly puts standardized testing to the test

With the recent appointment of a new Pennsylvania Secretary of Education, Pedro Rivera, council members Quiñones-Sánchez, Squilla, and Blackwell have called upon the School Reform Commission to formally request a waiver for this school year, and to begin a review of the long-term strategy to reform the use of standardized testing.

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Latina dio la bienvenida a estudiantes de La Salle

 08/27/2014 - 15:51
Ashley Torres, Presidenta de la Asociación del Gobierno de Estudiantes, en la Universidad La Salle, le dio la bienvenida a la clase de primer año en la ceremonia de apertura el 21 de agosto.

Desde que inició sus estudios en la Universidad La Salle, Ashley Torres se ha abierto paso a un camino de oportunidades.

La joven latina nunca pensó que llegaría a ser la presidenta de la Asociación de Gobierno de Estudiantes (SGA).

Pero recientemente como estudiante electa para ese cargo, tuvo la oportunidad de darle la bienvenida a más de 1.000 estudiantes de primer año durante la Convocatoria de apertura de la Universidad La Salle.

Torres, estudiante de política, decidió postularse para presidenta cuando otros miembros de SGA la animaron.

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Young Latina chosen as future health leader

 07/31/2014 - 11:52
Student Sophia Barrios with Pennsylvania Senator, Patrick Toomey.

A young Latina student from Northeast Philadelphia has been awarded the United Health Foundation Scholarship to pursue a health care career.

Raised in Juniata Park neighborhood, Sophia Barrios is a sophomore majoring in biobehavioral health at Pennsylvania State University.

Fluent in English and Spanish, the 20-year-old student intends to become a doctor of osteopathic medicine to serve underrepresented communities, particularly children.

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