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Video: Innovators share ideas on transforming the future of learning — so everyone learns

LatinaLista — What will the future of learning look like? Will it be done in schools? Will it be done virtually? Will there be teachers or holographic images? Will there be textbooks? The questions, along with, the possibilities, are endless but one thing is certain — the way people learn has to change. Our changing…

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Video: Three college students examine the issue of rising student debt in documentary “Scholarslip”

LatinaLista — The findings from the latest GALLUP poll reveals that most employed Americans (57%) say the work they do doesn’t require a college degree. It’s a question that haunts many college students sinking deeper into student debt these days as they weigh the value of a college education. Three particular students: Alex, Tara and…

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Video: With water crisis deepening, too many remain ignorant of climate’s impact on the future

LatinaLista — The United Nations declared 2013 as the International Year of Water Cooperation — and with good reason. With climate change accelerating severe weather systems, it seems a week doesn’t go by without news of some community on the brink of a water shortage. Southern Nevada Water Authority chief Pat Mulroy said she believes…

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Viernes Video: Tracing the nation’s historical path to racial equality

LatinaLista — In February 2013, the DISCOVERY channel released the documentary ID Films: March to Justice. The film, with its black-and-white grainy footage of the beginnings of the Black community’s movement demanding racial equality — from Rosa Parks to Bloody Sunday — vividly relays the unbelievable struggles of people of color to just be seen…

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An international beauty pageant where everyone’s pet cause is the environment

LatinaLista — It’s reported that there are about 100,000 beauty pageants held each year in the U.S., attracting more than 2 and a half million girls and women to vy for a chance to win the sparkly crown or decorated sash. From toddlers and teens to college co-eds and married women, there’s a pageant for…

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