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Latino Education

Southside Showdown - the Struggle for Control of Education in Los Sures

Jason A. Otaño | Posted 04.30.2012 | Latino Voices
Jason A. Ota&ntildeo

Like much of Williamsburg, over the last decade the look of Los Sures has seen dramatic changes. The demographic dominance that the Puerto Rican community once held is long gone due to mass displacement.

Los Angeles School District Continues To Languish Under Unending Budget Crisis

Gabriel Lerner | Posted 04.17.2012 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Lerner

The future never looked so bleak for California children enrolled in public school. What would John Deasy say, circa 2003?

In Latino Community, Education Is Led By Example

Posted 12.28.2011 | Latino Voices

This article is part of a weekly series published in partnership with the Boyle Heights Beat. This is the last article of the series. By Yazm&iacut...

Balancing Heritage and Leadership: A Call to Action

Graciela Tiscareno-Sato | Posted 12.14.2011 | Latino Voices
Graciela Tiscareno-Sato

What if instead of continuing to celebrate only heritage, we celebrated our collective Latino leadership? What if we punctuated this year's Hispanic Heritage Month by putting that leadership into action?

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Young Latinos Vital To Reaching National College Degree Attainment Goals

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices

Daniel Perez narrowly avoided the fate of navigating his young life armed with only a high school diploma. His family had emigrated from Mexico whe...

The Latino Education Imperative

Giselle Fernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Giselle Fernandez

We must realize that educating our Latino youth is not just a "brown issue," any more than New Orleans was only a "black issue" or merely the crisis of one isolated state.

Dr. Lorenzo Trujillo: Retiring From Colorado Law

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

Latinos are losing a potent presence in Colorado higher education. The University of Colorado Law School is saluting Lorenzo Trujillo with a farewell gathering today.

Despite Sotomayor Nomination, Latino Academic Gap Still Huge

Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carola Suarez-Orozco | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carola Suarez-Orozco

Latinos have the highest high school dropout rates and the lowest college attendance rates of all racial/ethnic groups, making Judge Sotomayor's biography all the more inspiring.