Tag Archives: Latino children
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Latinas for Latino Lit Celebrate A Year Advocating Latino Children’s Literature

Today we received this email from Latinas for Latino Lit. It brightened our day. It’s humbling to be a part, albeit very small, of the work that Latinas for Latino Lit are doing on behalf of our children, culture and writers. Big Congratulations to Viviana Hurtado, Ph.D. and Monica Oliveira! Pass it on.  Pa’lante! Happy […]

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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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Fighting Obesity One Plate At A Time

By Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda Empanadas, Alcapurillas. Mofongos, Pollo Frito, these are some of my favorite foods from the island. If it were possible, I would eat these foods every day. Alongside these traditional foods, there are those from American fast food restaurants. McDonalds, Burger King, Wendy’s, Sonic and many more that add up to […]

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