New community collaborative offers a free service to fill an education gap exacerbated by the pandemic.
According to a soon-to-be released Kanopy survey of more than 730 librarians — primarily in the U.S. –50% of public libraries believe it is their responsibility to provide their local K-12 schools with streaming films that support their curriculum.
Continue reading New Content Further Enables Public Libraries to Collaborate with Parents and Local Schools
By Anna Sokiran
Santiago Potes just became the first Latino DACA recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship, an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford.
School of Rock owners around the world are making an impact in their communities through the power of music education. And you can too.
Continue reading School of Rock owners around the world are making an impact in their communities
Growing up in Washington state, Eduardo M. Peñalver dreamed of exploring the skies and space. Longing to be an astronaut, he was a diligent student and in high school secured the nomination from his state’s senator needed to attend the Air Force Academy. But NASA was not in his future. Continue reading Eduardo M. Peñalver, from ‘first’ Latino law school dean to ‘first’ Latino college president
By Penelope Lopez of ABC
Astronaut Ellen Ochoa has a message for the next generation of Latinx students who are aspiring to work in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields: “We need you.” Continue reading NASA astronaut has a message for Latinx STEM students: ‘We need you’
California is the most diverse state in the nation, so having a diverse leadership of its schools and colleges shouldn’t be that notable.
But it is. Even for California. Continue reading For first time, heads of all California’s public education systems are Black or Latino
McDonald’s is proud to announce the company’s “HACER® More Scholarship,” that is providing 100 additional scholarships for Hispanic students as an extension of the annual HACER® National Scholarship.
Continue reading McDonald’s Is Awarding $1 Million In Scholarships To Assist Hispanic Students During Pandemic
When Luis Miranda arrived in New York City from Puerto Rico in the 1970s, he looked like many young students of his time, with his jeans and shaggy hair. In the Big Apple, though, he realized that not everyone wanted people like him. Instead of culture shock, he experienced discrimination. “It didn’t matter if you were a janitor or a PhD student,” Miranda recalled, “what they saw was Puerto Rican, some brown person, some brown kid. Not a real American.”