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Is Our Education System Conducive to Breaking the Cycle of Poverty?

Every student deserves the opportunity to be in a learning environment where they can thrive. They all deserve access to a high quality education that prepares them for future success.  However, our education system struggles ...
by Wendy Rivera
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What’s the Multi-Billion Dollar Secret for Growing America’s Economy?

This March, the Federal Communications Commission will hold what FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has called, “the world’s largest spectrum auction that has ever taken place.”  With 600 MHz of low-band spectrum about...
by Kristal High
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ITFA Coalition Implores Senate to Extend Permanent Ban on Internet Taxes

Two days before Snowzilla descended upon the mid-Atlantic and crippled Washington, D.C., a diverse coalition of 45 organizations implored Senate leadership to take immediate action in passing the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA)...
by Kristal High
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#UnlockTheBox: Claims Consumer Benefits, But A Costly Exchange in the End

Last fall Congress held a hearing on Federal Communications Commission Oversight to explore the proper role of the FCC in supporting our increasingly broadband-reliant, technologically converging Internet ecosystem.  During th...
by Politic365 Staff
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Increasing African-American Inclusion in Tech

By Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II (D-Mo.) This article originally appeared on The Hill, and was republished with permission from Congressman Cleaver’s staff.  On July 26, 1948, Missouri’s first and only president, Harry S. T...
by Guest Contributor
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Hispanic Caucus & its members criticize ICE raids

On Wednesday, the Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Rep. Linda Sanchez, finally released a statement about the ICE raids that have been happening across the country. Rep. Sanchez said: “Invading homes is inhuman...
by Adriana Maestas
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Hispanic Caucus silent on ICE raids

The new year started swiftly for the Department of Homeland Security as Immigration and Customs Enforcement launched deportation roundups of families who had fled violence in Central America. Yesterday Jeh Johnson announced the...
by Adriana Maestas
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As Duncan Departs, Obama Admin Gets an A+ in High School Graduation Rates

U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever before, according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Education this month.  This week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan departed his posi...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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