Day: January 10, 2015

Poor schools more likely to have inexperienced teachers

Last December the Department of Education unveiled information that shows that in nearly every state of the nation, the schools in greater need tend to have educators with less experience and qualification.

As part of the Obama administration’s Excellent Educators for All initiative, the Department of Education published “educator equity profiles” for every state and the District of Columbia. The profiles compare the qualifications of educators who teach in low-income, high-minority schools with those who teach in wealthier areas.

The Excellent Educators of All initiative is an…

Arkansas ready for 37th Annual March for Life

Thousands of Arkansans, organized and sponsored by Arkansas Right to Life, will participate on the 37th Annual March for Life to mark the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.

The staging area for the March for Life will be on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 2 p.m. in Little Rock on West Capitol between Battery & Wolfe Streets, behind the State Capitol. Marchers will split into two groups to the right and to the left to circle the State Capitol before joining back as one on the front steps for a brief program. The march will proceed as planned…

How to avoid common immigration scams

If you need legal advice on immigration matters, make sure that the person you rely on is authorized to give you legal advice.
The Internet, newspapers, radio, community bulletin boards and storefronts are filled with advertisements offering immigration help. There is a lot of information that comes from individuals who are not authorized to give you legal advice, such as “notaries.” Here is some important information that can help you avoid common immigration scams.

Telephone Scams: Do not fall victim to telephone scammers posing as Department of Homeland Security, U.S….

Reasons why the Latino Pope has made a difference

Ever since Pope Francis started his papacy in 2013 he has proved to be very different than his predecessors.
The first Latino and first Jesuit pope has won over the world with his tendency to stray from tradition, his focus on humility and service and, most recently, his direct approach to calling out The Curia, the administrative body of the Roman Catholic Church, for their lack of introspection and committing “terrorism of gossip,” among other ailments.

In less than two years the Argentine Pope’s achievements are already piling up. Here are reasons why having a Latino Pope has been…