Tag: Hispanics and education

Hispanic voters want to hear more about education reform, school choice

Politicians eager to gain or retain the trust of Hispanic voters should focus on education and put particular emphasis on expanding school choice, suggests Julio Fuentes, president of the Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options, in an op-ed in today’s South Florida Sun Sentinel.  Here’s a snippet: We know that[Read More…]

“Vouchers” can help revive Catholic schools in Florida, beyond

After reading story after story about Catholic schools closing, it was heartening this morning to instead read about an aggressive local effort to help them rebound. The Diocese of St. Petersburg, in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, has launched an ambitious plan to reverse declining enrollment and ensure that Catholic[Read More…]

Christian Dallavis, working to revitalize Catholic schools – podcastED

Catholic schools used to be neighborhood schools. Many of them served immigrant familes. But since 2000 alone, more than 1,700 have closed in the United States, leaving voids in communities and diminishing school choice options for families who could use them now more than ever. In an effort to change that, the University of[Read More…]