Category: Education

Title IX Turns 40

—Deborah Brake June 23, 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of one of our greatest civil rights laws, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which bans discrimination based on… READ MORE

To DREAM, Perchance to Immigrate

—Michael A. Olivas Recent U.S. Census figures have noted the rise in Latino births, resulting in the demographic developments that will make Latino children such a substantial public school population,… READ MORE

Immigrant DREAMs Deferred

By Michael A. Olivas In his recent Americas Quarterly article, “The Dream Deferred,” fellow NYU Press author Marcelo Suárez-Orozco usefully sketches the demographic developments in the United States that have combined to… READ MORE

Victor Rios: From gang member to PhD

Yesterday, PBS NewsHour featured a fantastic piece on Victors Rios, author of Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys and former gang member/high school dropout. The video below… READ MORE