Author: Valeria Gurr

Education Freedom Pledge offers ray of hope for Nevada families

Editor’s note: Florida lawmakers who have signed the American Federation for Children’s Education Freedom Pledge include Sen. Manny Diaz Jr., Sen. Joe Gruters, Rep. Anthony Sabatini, Rep. John Snyder and Rep. Alex Andrade. You might be asking yourself why, in a state like Nevada that remains among the lowest ranked[Read More…]

Education a key issue in Virginia governor’s race

As election day dawned this morning in Virginia, a new Cygnal poll of 800-plus likely voters shows Terry McAuliffe and Glen Youngkin are running neck-and-neck for the governor’s race. As is the case in many states, education has become a key issue in Virginia, leading pollster Brent Buchanan to proclaim[Read More…]

It’s time to allow all parents to drive education for their children

A few weeks ago, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona had this to say at a national education conference sponsored by Latinos for Education: “We’ve often heard and maybe even explained that education is the great equalizer. Well, now’s our chance to prove it. Funding is there. Urgency from the president[Read More…]

Hispanic students need options – now

The White House on Sept. 13 issued an executive order to advance educational equity, excellence and economic opportunity for Hispanics. Included in the text of the order is the fact that Hispanic students continue to be underrepresented in advanced courses in math and science, and that they can face language[Read More…]