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New standards, more tech, fewer resources

New standards, more tech, fewer resources
Education in the United States is vaulting into the digital era. Students today can use Facebook to create book report-related author pages, while teachers can Skype in experts for in-class science lessons. But with disparities in funding and allocation of resources, the rush to inject more technology into classrooms is leaving many behind. “I saw maybe one or two very old computers in the Atlanta preschools [I visited],” said Pilar Carmina Gonzalez, a researcher for the Education ...

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No help for elderly prisoners released after decades

No help for elderly prisoners released after decades
camara After devoting over 20 years as a prison social worker, Fordham University researcher Tina Maschi, PhD, declared, “There’s something wrong with society when in some ways staying in prison is better than getting out. The people who are older have a much greater struggle, because they have special ...
César Chávez: Documenting a legend, a cause

 
César Chávez: Documenting a legend, a cause
camara Labor leader César E. Chávez passed away in 1993 after a life's work of fighting for farmworkers' rights. Not only is César Chávez Day commemorated in several states and the César E. Chávez National Monument stands in his honor, now there comes a film about this legendary activist, 2engCésar ...
‘Dead or in prison before we allow KXL pipeline’

‘Dead or in prison before we allow KXL pipeline’
camara Oglala Lakota and American Indian Movement activists joined in a four-directions walk to commemorate Liberation Day on February 27th, an event to mark the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. As they do each year, four groups gather to the north, south, east and west and then walk eight miles until ...
Window of opportunity to stop deportations
Window of opportunity to stop deportations
camara At last week’s National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Capital Awards dinner, Senator Bob Menéndez (D-NJ) and NCLR President Janet Murguía both made impassioned pleas to President Obama to roll back the deportation machinery that rips families apart on a daily basis. “Any day now, this ...
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