Our failure to set up all students for success in an increasingly technology-driven economy is not just limiting their futures. It's limiting our country's future as well.
After threatening to hold the Department of Homeland Security budget hostage to demands that President Obama reverse his executive actions preventing the deportation of certain undocumented immigrants, Boehner and House Republicans eventually relented, as most political observers expected all along they would. This has become a familiar pattern.
All of this is why moments of academic achievement in the life of a child categorized as deaf-blind by school districts, a child a kindergarten teacher once called "unteachable" to my face, is worthy of a party.
For the last three months, we've all been watching the Kabuki drama play out, but the ultimate outcome was never really much in doubt. Like a badly-written detective drama where the audience spots the killer in the opening act, almost everyone knew the Tea Partiers were going to lose this battle.
This year Parks Forward, an independent commission dedicated to assisting California's Department of Parks and Recreation, released a set of recommendations to fix what many parks advocates have called a "major crisis." Among its recommendations are ways to modernize the parks.
The recent capture of La Tuta (Servando Gomez), the head of the Knights Templar drug cartel, reminds us that the lethal mix of religion and terrorism isn't peculiar to the Middle East.
As we move further into the 21st century, we will see more Latinas emulate the example set by Diaz-Oliver. Her story is a true representation of the American dream: A young female immigrant who was able to overcome great adversity and achieve success.
Changing the way one applies for a loan doesn't simply mean stating for 28 pages that a borrower will not be discriminated against, or that we should depend solely on federal and state regulations to curb financial intuitions' racist lending practices.
These tragic incidents received a mere fraction of the attention they should have. While the focus of late has been on #BlackLivesMatter, it is important to address the violence visited upon other groups, including religious and ethnic minority groups -- whether by terrorists, vigilantes or police who believe they have a right to monitor and take not only black lives, but brown lives too.
Now, the waiters and waitresses for our area were dressed casually, in jeans and polo shirts. The wait staff for the private party, however, was dressed, well, more colorfully.
Penn's unwarranted remark is as obscene as questioning, "who gave blacks the right to vote?" or "who gave women the right to pursue an education?"
Slivers of life gone awry take you in funny or perverted directions, and they'll make you reconsider your rash actions and ponder karma. Credit Szifron for the brilliant storytelling and astute direction: The actors move along like checkers on a checkerboard.
While Hispanic families are early adopters of technologies in the U.S., our survey research indicates that we are missing a key opportunity to tap the digital promise that may lie in both traditional television and the new, more interactive media.
For today's digital marketers, I ask a simple question: "Are multicultural audiences a key component of your digital strategy?" If you don't know the answer, then a huge business opportunity is probably passing you by.
Children are born naturally curious. They ask questions about why things exist, how things work, what things do. That sense of wonder doesn't end at any particular age.
By attempting to repeal President Obama's executive action through both the courts and the Department of Homeland Security funding bill, Republicans are taking the wrong approach to immigration reform.