BRIDGE Act will ...

Sens. Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) plan to introduce a plan to keep some undocumented immigrants from being deported by the incoming Trump administration. The BRIDGE Act would provide three years of protection for people who came to …
Posted On 15 Dec 2016

Hispanic students at ...

After the election of Donald Trump, international, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), and Hispanic students fear they’ll be deported. University of Arkansas at Little Rock DACA student, Sandra Carmona Garcia, has lived in the United States since she...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016

Latinas making ...

Latinas in the United States are making progress in a number of areas, in fact, “extraordinary progress,” according to findings presented at a gathering at the White House. The graduation rate among young Latinas increased 15 percent from 2003 to …
Posted On 03 Nov 2016

ATU, LULAC working ...

Dr. Robin E. Bowen, president of Arkansas Tech University, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) on Wednesday, October 12, that seeks to create more educational opportunities for Hispanic Americans. The...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016

Hispanic graduation ...

Latinos are receiving high school diplomas more than ever before, continuing a trend to tighten the achievement gap. The Obama administration touted several of its programs as instrumental in the increase. Almost eight-in-ten of Hispanic students in the 2014-2015...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016

Hispanic millennials ...

Hispanic millennials are turning their backs on Spanglish, a slang that mixes English-language norms into Spanish and instead opting for proper American English. “The typical trend is that the first generation prefers to speak Spanish, the second generation is bilingual,...
Posted On 06 Oct 2016

Asa Hutchinson kicks ...

Governor Asa Hutchinson visited two Saline County schools to kick off his computer coding tour trying to convince the students of the importance of computer science. Hutchinson visited one of those computer coding classes at Bryant. The class, which has …
Posted On 15 Sep 2016

Kindergarten ...

There are only two weeks left for kindergarten students to enter the “Coloring for College” Initiative. Arkansas kindergarten students are encouraged to enter the Arkansas 529 GIFT Plan’s “Coloring for College” initiative for a chance to win $529 in a …
Posted On 10 Sep 2016

Governor announces ...

Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the Learning Blade statewide initiative, supported through a $400,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) to the Arkansas Public School Resource Center (APSRC), to increase student awareness and interest in computer...
Posted On 01 Sep 2016

Hillary Clinton ask ...

The Clinton campaign is trying to harness the organizing power of young immigrants those known as Dreamers to help grow the number of voters from their communities for Hillary Clinton. The campaign began its national voter registration program “Mi Sueño, …
Posted On 26 Aug 2016
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