Julio A. Fuentes, President, CEO & Founder of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Florida’s first and only statewide business advocacy organization, specifically focused on the Hispanic business community in Florida
With three different victors in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina, whichever candidate carries Florida will have a decisive lead.
By Generation Opportunity Generation Opportunity Expands Reach Across Florida, Issues Online Training Guides to Organize Young Voters
By JoAnne Allen Republicans need to think of immigration as an economic issue — not just a border security issue, former Florida governor Jeb Bush wrote in a Washington Post opinion article on Wednesday, laying out a strategy for wooing Hispanic 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.
BEN FELLER, AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) – Declaring the American dream under siege, President Barack Obama delivered a populist challenge Tuesday night to shrink the gap between rich and poor,
B. A. Birch New data has shown that many high poverty schools are being shortchanged by their districts — despite federal law ruling otherwise. Nine out of every 10 students at Hiawassee Elementary in Orange County live in poverty. And federal data shows that the school district spends about $2,065 on teachers per student. However, … Continue reading
Report cites ‘setbacks’ for Florida’s education reform efforts The state has gotten behind on contracts for education projects financed by the Race to the Top grant, according to a federal report released Tuesday.
Early-learning agency slammed By Lisa Fingeroot The agency responsible for distributing state funds to state early-learning programs in the Big Bend says it has already rectified problems found in its policies and record keeping that added to a dismal report Tuesday.
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