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Undocumented Harvard Student Allowed to Return to the U.S.

Undocumented Harvard Student Allowed to Return to the U.S.

by Aura Bogado on October 15 2014, 4:28PM

Dario Guerrero’s humanitarian parole is only approved for two years

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Chicago to Close 61 Public School Facilities to Address $1 Billion Deficit

Chicago to Close 61 Public School Facilities to Address $1 Billion Deficit

by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2013, 11:11AM

Student advocates say the schools closures will disproportionately affect students of color and endanger the lives of those who may have to cross gang boundaries to attend school.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Two Minnesota Students Record a Terribly Racist Rant in Blackface

Two Minnesota Students Record a Terribly Racist Rant in Blackface

by Jorge Rivas on November 21 2012, 6:08PM

The two young women go through just about every stereotype in the 5-minute video.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ohio Students Warn Against Being a Racist Fool This Halloween

Ohio Students Warn Against Being a Racist Fool This Halloween

by Jorge Rivas on October 23 2012, 12:35PM

Controversy surrounding racially offensive Halloween costumes and theme parties have become a routine part of the holiday on college campuses. One student group wants to make a difference.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

White Students in Blackface Reenact Chris Brown-Rihanna Fight

White Students in Blackface Reenact Chris Brown-Rihanna Fight

by Jorge Rivas on October 16 2012, 11:25AM

Last Friday, three white high schools students in Waverly, New York attended a pep-rally in black face and re-enacted a “scene” from the 2009 incident in which performer Chris Brown allegedly beat his then-girlfriend Rihanna.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

90 College Presidents Cite Patents in Call for Immigration Reform

by Jorge Rivas on July 6 2012, 5:07PM

Foreign graduate students are big contributors to inventions that create jobs, the presidents say. They urge changes so more can stay here after graduating.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

House Passes Bill That Will Keep Student Loans Interests From Rising

by Jorge Rivas on June 29 2012, 2:43PM

Student aid is essential for students of color.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Judge OKs Using L.A. Student Test Scores for Teacher Job Reviews

by Jorge Rivas on June 11 2012, 5:28PM

A Los Angeles judge has issued a tentative ruling and ordered the L.A. Unified School District to use student achievement in reviewing instructors. L.A. Times has more details on today’s ruling: L.A. County Superior Court Judge James C. Chalfant upheld…

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Diane Tran, Jailed Texas Honor Student, Turns Down 100K

Diane Tran, Jailed Texas Honor Student, Turns Down 100K

by Jorge Rivas on June 1 2012, 1:54PM

Earlier this week Diane Tran made national headlines after a Texas judge threw 17-year-old teen in jail for missing school.

Topics: Economy, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Texas Judge Throws Working High School Student in Jail

Texas Judge Throws Working High School Student in Jail

by Jorge Rivas on May 29 2012, 10:50AM

A judge threw a 17-year-old 11th grade honor student n jail for tardiness and truancy at school but there is a lot more to the story.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Fewer Blacks and Latinos Entering CUNY, Nation's Largest Urban Colleges

Fewer Blacks and Latinos Entering CUNY, Nation’s Largest Urban Colleges

by Jorge Rivas on May 23 2012, 4:50PM

A new report has found that as more New Yorkers are returning to school, black and Latino students are having a tough time competing against students with higher SAT scores and grade point averages.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Georgia Senate Bans Undocumented Students from Public Colleges

by Jorge Rivas on March 6 2012, 3:15PM

On Monday the Georgia Senate passed a bill that would ban undocumented students from Georgia’s 60 public colleges.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

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