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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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Latinos & Education: A Townhall with U.S. Secretary of Ed. Arne Duncan

By Victoria Cepeda This past Wednesday Pa’lante Latino joined the U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, Latism’s Elianne Ramos and Director of White House Excellence in Education for Hispanics Jose Rico for a Townhall co-hosted by #Latism and #HispanicEd. At the heart of the meeting was, you guessed it, education and affordability of education for the Latino […]

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