Walmart Foundation ...

The Walmart Foundation has given $56,000 to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) for its Center for Diversity Affairs Programs. The summer enrichment programs encourage students throughout the state to consider careers in health care. The presentation...
Posted On 21 Aug 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 22 Jul 2016

Valedictorian ...

A high school valedictorian in Texas gave an emotional graduation speech in which she revealed to her school and to those assembled her immigration status. “I am one of the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the shadows of the …
Posted On 18 Jul 2016

Cervantes, Jefferson ...

Como si Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra y William Shakespeare hubieran hecho un pacto para dejar al mundo sin su genialidad, de golpe, el mismo día, ambos fallecieron un 23 de abril, hace cuatrocientos años. Eso dice el mito, pero en …
Posted On 19 Jun 2016

New virtual public ...

A new virtual public school is coming to Arkansas for the upcoming school year. The Arkansas Connections Academy is a free online public school offered to students across the state in kindergarten through ninth grade. “The only difference is that …
Posted On 19 Jun 2016

AUCC fights for ...

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on the lawsuit blocking the deferred action initiatives Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Arkansas United Community...
Posted On 06 May 2016

Gains in reading for ...

Latino students have made impressive academic gains over the past decade, but almost a quarter are still not proficient in reading and in some states, they are more than three grades behind their peers. Those are just some of the …
Posted On 07 Apr 2016

The lonely life of ...

Whatever the reason is, for a woman to leave the country where she was born and raised, make her detached from her culture, habits, friends, and most importantly leave behind husband, children, parents, or siblings it becomes a stress and …
Posted On 27 Mar 2016

Latino Alumni ...

The Latino Alumni Society, Arkansas Alumni Association, will host its annual Méritos Latinos, formerly known as La Pachanga, awards recognition and scholarship fundraising event at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, at the Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House. The …
Posted On 26 Mar 2016

Children who speak ...

According to the U.S. Department of Education, a new research says kids who learn new languages will have better job prospects as adults.  A new study of bilingual and monolingual toddlers could be reason for parents to share this story …
Posted On 05 Mar 2016
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