Monday, February 20, 2017
Blog Page 336
“It’s a strain on the kids, it’s a strain on the teachers and it’s a strain on the administration...”
By Sara Inés Calderón The Florida Board of Education voted to set different standards of reading and math achievement for students based on their race and ethnicity this month. There’s been controversy over the decision, which the Board is not budging on, but apparently the...
As campaign season winds down, we are once again left with no clarity on the future of immigration reform in this country. To that end, it’s perfectly logical that the United States will continue its “Wet Foot, Dry Foot”...
The word “relation” is defined as the connection between and among persons or nations. Relations are a two-way street that calls for a lot of communication if they are to be established’ if they are to endure. The more...
By Jacquelyn Williams Despite three debates and a bitterly fought presidential race, young voters are still waiting to hear details of the candidates’ plans for affordable education. “I hear Romney and Obama talking about what they will do in terms of...
With less than two weeks remaining before Election Day, the presidential candidates and Super PACs have spent nearly $1 billion on advertising, enriching broadcast station owners in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.  Combined total outside...

Carlos Orta

Name: Carlos Orta Title/Occupation: President and CEO Organization: Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) What Makes The Person A Game Changer: Carlos F. Orta is the president and chief executive officer of the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR). Prior to joining...
Section 287(g), of the Immigration and Nationality Act that deputizes police to enforce immigration laws in the course of their regular activities on the streets and inside jails via negotiated Memorandums of Agreement, has been criticized over the years for...
Retired four-star general and Secretary of State Colin Powell is backing President Obama for President for the second straight time.  Powell, a former Secretary of State under President George W. Bush and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President...
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) has demanded that a group planning to challenge voter access to voting polls around the country on Election Day provide him with details of its planned operations. Cummings targeted the organization, called True the Vote, saying...