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Guest Voz: Early Education Is Everyone’s Issue

Guest Voz: Early Education Is Everyone’s Issue

By Vanessa Cardenas Center for American Progress President Obama used his penultimate State of the Union to call for a significant expansion in college access and increased investments in early childhood. This follows his administration’s efforts in the last two years to increase funding and investments in high quality preschool and early learning opportunities. Given

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Native Hawaiian youth speaks out during White House Initiative on American Indians and Alaska Natives in Education

By Hauʻolihiwahiwa Moniz Cultural Survival In early November, I was lucky enough to be asked to testify at a White House Initiative on American Indians and Alaska Natives in Education at Russell Sage College in Troy, New York where I attend as a sophomore. The initiative, created by President Obama to offer a platform in

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Last-minute pardon for Salvadoran woman facing 30-year prison sentence for miscarriage

By Kate Sopcich Council on Hemispheric Affairs Eight years ago, Carmen Guadalupe Vásquez Aldana, an 18-year old mother of one, suffered a miscarriage. Guadalupe, working as a domestic servant in the home of a wealthy Salvadoran family, collapsed and was rushed to a public hospital. As required by law, attending doctors notified the police; Guadalupe

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Preserving Latino History in Dallas

By Geoff Montes PreservationNation In Dallas, the ethnic enclave once known as Little Mexico has undergone a rapid shift in the 21st century. The nearby American Airlines Center — home of the Dallas Mavericks — opened in 2001, ushering in an era of change; real estate developers gobbled up what was left of the single-family

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