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“Yes to Scholars, No to Hitmen,”Andrés Manuel López Obrador Outlines Ambitious 6-Part Initiative focused on Mexican Youth Education & Work Life

Andrés Manuel López Obrador has a plan to heal Mexico’s youth from a life of crime, illiteracy, and unemployment. The solution is not more jails or using the military to imprison young criminals. He has publicly stated that he does not believe in retributive justice or an eye […]

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In Mexican Education Forum, 9-year-old Xóchitl Guadalupe Cruz López gives a speech asking Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to save Science Education.

Last week, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, President-Elect of Mexico participated in his first Educational Forum in Chiapas, Mexico. This forum is part of a series of debates that Lopez Obrador is launching on a variety of topics important to Mexico’s welfare. This forum’s focus was on the topic […]

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Educational Reform in Chile

“Let’s Be Realistic and Do The Impossible,” Innovative Educational Reform in Chile Sets New Ground.

  When I volunteered teaching math in La Pincoya, a town located outside of the Metropolitan Region of Chile, I witnessed extreme circumstances. One can find very good people here, but there are also dangerous influences that threaten the welfare of the youth living in the neighborhood. La […]

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“In The Last Years, Teaching Has Become One Of The Most Dangerous Jobs In Honduras.” Teachers flood offices requesting transfers.

Anxiety and depression among teachers in Honduras are on the rise, reports El Heraldo. Psychologists and doctors in Honduras have reported a rise in complaints of anxiety, depression, and insomnia from teachers who fear going to work because they teach in areas considered high risk for gang activity. […]

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They Call Me, Mamá –Teacher of the Year Cordelia Fajardo Shares Why She Earned the Award

“To my first graders whose parents are gone, I tell them that we are their family. Their classmates are more than friends. They are also brothers and sisters. When they hurt I tell them, “You can call me, Mama.” Professor Cordelia Fajardo teaches first graders in Comayagua Honduras. […]

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Gloria Esperanza Sosa, A Rural Teacher in Las Crucitas, Honduras, Shares What She Has Learned

An Interview by Soledad Quartucci “My parents never made it to school. They grew up in the school of life and taught themselves how to read. Even though they didn’t make it to school, they made sure that we did.” Gloria Esperanza Sosa, rural teacher in Honduras. Gloria Esperanza […]

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Portrait of a Rural Teacher in El Salvador-His Students Travel 2 hours Each Way to Learn From Him

  Efrain Cornejo (left) rural teacher in El Savador, teaches Robotics. Here, he poses with his students and their award-winning creation, a 360 degree robot that students use to record and spread their culture. “I know of rural teachers who swim across rivers to get to class. They put […]

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What are the Challenges facing Foster Youth after Emancipation in California? Housing, Mental Health and Education Are Critical Needs

  “Given what we experience in foster care, it’s hard to trust people. What we need is the same someone to push us in the right direction year after year until we finish school and get a job.” — Youth in Foster Care Each year, tens of thousands […]

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Improving College and Career Opportunities for Latino Students Requires an Early Start

  Tips to Bridge a Career and College Ready Culture between Schools and Latino Homes When it comes to information regarding how to help their children graduate high school, attend college, and embark on careers, many Latino parents feel lost and disconnected from the process. Families in School, […]

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