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Video: Documentary sounding the bell over deepening crisis of student debt

Video: Documentary sounding the bell over deepening crisis of student debt

LatinaLista — Student debt is a growing crisis that doesn’t just threaten the affordability of getting a college degree today but endangers the future of the nation’s economy. With so many young people already in thousands of dollars in debt by the time they graduate, it hinders their abilities to buy a home or have

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New education report underscores the still existing void of Latino degree-holders

LatinaLista — The face of today’s public schools, in the majority of states, is a student of color. In the U.S., 22 percent of the K-12 population is Latino. Yet, it can’t be repeated often enough that too few Latinos ever make that transition from mandatory schooling to higher education. In fact: For the U.S.

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Multi-million dollar scholarship movement launches granting “The Dream” to more DREAMers

LatinaLista — According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, 15 state legislatures have passed in-state tuition for undocumented students. What that means is that students who grew up believing they were just like their elementary and high school classmates can actually be just like their college classmates and pay the same rate of in-state

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Video: Puerto Rican astrophysicist set to inspire next generation to reach for the stars with new science show

LatinaLista — Before cosmologist Stephen Hawking captured global attention with his theories about the universe, there was another cosmologist by the name of Carl Sagan. Rivaled only by oceanographer Jacques Cousteau in making science interesting and relevant to the common person, Brooklyn-born Carl Sagan brought the wonder and mystery of the universe into people’s homes

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Video: Education expert credits ‘racist logic’ in public schools acting as pipelines to prison for some students

LatinaLista — Education expert Henry Giroux was named by the Toronto Star in 2012 as one of the top intellectuals changing the way the world thinks. The founder of Truthout’s Public Intellectual Project, Giroux has written over 50 books on the topics of education, youth, and democracy. They are topics he knows both academically and

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Video: New documentary highlighting good in public schools screens during American Education Week

LatinaLista — Public schools and public school educators have been under attack a lot in the last few years. Politicians, “education reformists” and even some parents and media have indulged in playing the blame game — blaming public schools for children not learning, for “bad” teachers, for zero tolerance policies, for sending too many children

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