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Raising the Bar: Harvard Sees Surge in Latino Enrollment

by Efrain Nieves and Victoria Cepeda Harvard College has accepted 2,158 students where 12.1 percent are Latinos according to boston.com. Harvard did not provide past numbers of enrolled Latinos but does state “it is likely that the percentages of African-American and Latino students are records.”  The overall Latino college enrollment is rising. In 2007, the percentage […]

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Writing Our Lives Workshop

by Vanessa Martir In the backdrop of the controversial ban on ethnic studies, textbook wars and immigration legislation occurring in the American Southwest, we must use these circumstances to inspire and empower ourselves as Latinos/people of color. It’s time we put our stories down and write ourselves into the fabric of this nation. For so […]

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Special Children, Special Needs: A Brief Overview of Laws for Students with Disabilities

Written by Bernice Sosa-Izquierdo The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (1990) states: “The term ‘disability’ means, with respect to an individual – (a) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individual; (b) a record of such impairment; or (c) being regarded as having such […]

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