Immigration advocates who have been fighting against Alabama’s HB 56, the punitive immigration measure often called the “show me your papers” law, declared victory after the state agreed not to pursue key provisions of the 2011 legislation. The agreement is part of a settlement of long-running lawsuits filed by the... Read More
According to the National School Boards Association, children who study art are four times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement. Studies show that art helps kids earn higher report card grades because skills developed through art lead to better learning in other areas. Art classes also help children develop... Read More
Today, the U.S. Senators joined with the National Latino Children's Institute and families across the country to celebrate El Día de los Niños, a day that recognizes the importance of investing in the nation's children as the country's future. This year marks the 15th year of commemorating this day. It... Read More
This Christmas, families can sign up to receive free books via the Read Conmigo program. Sponsored by Infinity Auto Insurance, Read Conmigo is the parent-focused bilingual literacy campaign that provides Latino parents with free books and resources to support reading with their children at home. The campaign launched in March... Read More
By Vanessa Cárdenas New data from the Census Bureau reveal that children of color now make up the majority of new births in the United States. Here are 10 important facts about how youth of color are faring in the United States today: 1. Most new births in 2011 were children of... Read More
Decisive Latino has learned that the Obama administration announced today that it will stop deporting and begin giving work permits to young adults who came to the U.S. as children (often referred to as "Dreamers"). Through well-established executive authority, the administration has temporarily spared youth educated in America’s schools from expulsion...
Working parents are already lining up child care plans for the summer. While they’re at it, educators say all parents of school-age children should also plan for preventing the dreaded summer slide. "The ‘summer slide’ is the information and skills children forget during summer break from the end of one school...
“Can I have the keys to the car?” These may be the most frightening words ever heard, at least to a parent or guardian with a teenager in the household. This time of year, it's a question that's asked with increased frequency, with the new school year well underway and...
With the holiday shopping season upon us, thoughts turn to surprising the little ones in our lives with a fun toy or game. As beautiful as that thought is, selecting toys must be done with care, as many of them present safety hazards to children. The consumer organization, World Against...
Traditions help keep people connected over years and generations, and we love the experience of the holidays. For many, special get-togethers create the foundation for how the holidays are celebrated. But what happens when those traditions no longer work? Circumstances, budgets or tastes change, sometimes you need to find a...
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