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President Obama on GOP Debates: “We’ll Just Run Those in a Loop on Univision and Telemundo”

In a round-table session for selected members of the US Latino media this week, President Obama acknowledged that the current tone of recent GOP debates is helping the President’s 2012 reelection bid. As reported on Univision News, President Obama discussed how best he could win the Latino vote next year. Even with unprecedented support for his 2008 victory […]

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Gingrich Wants Poor Children To Work As Janitors, Calls Child Labor Laws “Stupid”

by Efrain Nieves Newt Gingrich called Child Labor Laws “stupid” in an appearance at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Gingrich states: You’re totally poor. You’re in a school that is failing with a teacher that is failing. I’ve tried for years to have a very simple model…. Most of these schools ought to get rid of […]

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NYC Reports Low Grad Rates For Mexican Youth

By Victoria  Cepeda According to today’s NYTimes.com article “Now Arriving: In New York, Mexicans Lag in Education” despite making up for the largest Hispanic population in the city, Mexicans lag in education with severe high school drop out rate and low college enrollment. The reasons cited in the article for this concerning trend are the old too […]

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