Tag: Education

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Keeping it Local: Young Nevadan Focuses on Down-Ballot Issues to Reach New Voters

Engaging voters who think the presidential election “is a joke.”

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NYC Underestimates Value of Family Child Care For Immigrant Communities

The city’s reforms make it harder for family child-care providers to survive.

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Lost In Translation: Reforms in NYC’s Child-Care System Fail To Address Language and Cultural Differences

EarlyLearn’s attempts to enforce blanket guidelines is shrinking the number of home-based childcare providers from Immigrant communities

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The DREAM Movement’s New Agenda: Five Young Immigrants Tell Us Why They’ve Moved Beyond Seeking a Pathway to Citizenship

Frustrated with the deadlock in Washington over immigration reform, young immigrant activists are starting to distance themselves from the core goals of the DREAMer movement.

Education Challenges Ahead for Many Immigrant Youth

Regardless of their immigration status, immigrant youth face a variety of hurdles in school.

Not Just Childcare – Some Nannies Hired for Language Skills and Cultural Knowledge

A Venezuelan mother in New Jersey says having a bilingual nanny is the best way to teach her children about their roots.

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Podcast: Mexican Youth in New York Drop Out in Record Numbers

High poverty rates, language barriers, immigration status, and trouble accessing financial aid for college are among the contributing factors.

A Film for High School Students Tackles Misconceptions About Undocumented Immigrants

“Living Undocumented” tells the stories of six DREAMers who attended school in New York.

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Applying Korean Standards to NYC Public Schools, Immigrant Mom Decides Her Kids Need More

For Korean-born Choi Fairbanks, New York City schools are just not rigorous enough.