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From Private to Public Schools

Written by Alexandra Román “Their best heritage is an education,” said once an ex-Secretary of Education in Puerto Rico, in response to a question someone asked him as to why his children were in private school versus public. On a personal level, I remember that my mother used to say that although she was not […]

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Investing In Early Childhood Education Pays Off

By Efrain Nieves and Victoria Cepeda Last week I tweeted about the positive effects of having our Latino children enroll in early education program as it was disseminated on the education.com website. The article was titled “Early Childhood Education and Latino Children”  and highlights these findings:  Latino children who experienced high-quality early education increased test scores by 54%. Those who participated […]

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The Federal Reserve’s Secret 1.2 Trillion Dollar Wall Street Bailout

by Efrain Nieves The Federal Reserve secretly bailed out Wall Street banks in 2008. The top 3 banks were, Morgan Stanley with a $107.3 billion bailout, Citigroup borrowed $99.5 billion and Bank of America with $91.4 billion. In 2006, Citigroup and Bank of America profited 104 billion dollars. Yet, by 2008,  Citigroup and Bank of America borrowed “$669 […]

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