Etiqueta: EDUCATION

Local Heroes: Sister Lenore Toscano, Opening Paths to Literacy

Sister Lenore Toscano became involved in adult education for immigrant women more than two decades ago. “My love is education, and particularly adult literacy,”...

Op-Ed: I’m Voting for My Family and My Community

When I was leaving El Salvador in 2000, after the civil war, I came to the United States for a better life for my...

Immigrant Children Still Facing Roadblocks to Enrollment at Many Long Island...

A survey from the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) released Wednesday shows 12 school districts on Long Island have illegal enrollment requirements that...

Op-Ed: School Funding is a Priority for All Parents

I came to Long Island 25 years ago from El Salvador because I wanted a better environment and a better education for my two...

VIDEO: Candidates for Hempstead School Board Discuss Issues

On Monday, six out of seven candidates running for the Hempstead school board appeared before concerned parents and district residents to discuss their plans...

NY DREAM Act Lives Again

Following its defeat in the New York State Senate in March and its subsequent omission from the state budget, the NY DREAM act is...

Attorney General Warns Schools Not to Discriminate Against Undocumented Children

One of the most horrendous abuses employed against immigrants is the denial of an education by some school districts to undocumented kids. This is...

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