By Zack Budryk Capital News Service RICHMOND – Gov. Bob McDonnell, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and other Republican officials called for more “school choice,” including helping low-income students
Ediberto Roman Professor of Law, Florida International University During an era when anti-immigrant politicians and pundits have effectively stalled all efforts at comprehensive immigration reform, there does not seem to be any chance on the horizon for policy change on the national level.
By Generation Opportunity Generation Opportunity Expands Reach Across Florida, Issues Online Training Guides to Organize Young Voters
By Leslie Postal, Orlando Sentinel Florida lawmakers want to give parents the power to dictate the future of poorly performing public schools, sparking criticism from parent advocates and others that the effort is part of a continuing campaign to privatize education.
Join HCreo and thousands of Americans from all backgrounds on January 22-28, 2012 for National School Choice Week. Go to http://www.schoolchoiceweek.com to find out how you can participate.
By Juan Williams Thirty percent of America’s high school students drop out and never graduate. Fewer than half of the nation’s black and Hispanic students graduate on time from high school.
by Maya Rodriguez / Eyewitness News NEW ORLEANS– Vanessa Prout and several of her grandchildren spent part of their weekend immersed in schools. “I was just trying to get some more information on it and other schools,” she said.
José Díaz-Balart, chief political analyst for Telemundo by Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto José Díaz-Balart, chief political analyst for Telemundo, had one important task during the September 7, 2011, Republican debate—to ask the candidates about immigration. Díaz-Balart asked his question, got his answer and was dismissed from the stage. The stereotype was fulfilled; a Latino asked one … Continue reading
By Dean Allen We all should agree that the goal of anything and everything we do with our public education system in Washington state is improving student learning and achievement. Our shared objective is success for each student, but unfortunately this objective is not yet being met. By 2018, two out of three family-wage jobs … Continue reading
by Will Sentell – Capitol News Bureau “Every child does not receive an equal opportunity to a quality education today. That is a matter of fact, not a matter of opinion.” GOV. bobby jINDAL, in his inaugural address on Jan. 9 Louisiana is one of just four states that provide tax-funded scholarships or vouchers for rank-and-file … Continue reading