Tag Archives: Opinion

Identifying and Defining the Right Language Program

Like all mindful parents, immigrants placing children in schools worry about preparing their children to be successful in school. Sometimes, they can be less than truthful to school staff about the language spoken at home because they fear that their children will be discriminated against, and not given an equal education.

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Candidates convene for historic uptown forum

Los candidatos convocan a foro histórico en el norte de la ciudad

Residents packed into the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center this past Thurs., Jan. 31st were not there for an art exhibit or new play.
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Harsh winters create hardships for seniors

Winter, which has come on strong in the last week, is tough on everyone. It puts the cold shoulder on our outside activities, chills our bones, and dampens on our spirits. As tough as it is for all of us, the harsh winter weather is particularly tough and can at times become dangerous for seniors. “Winter can force many older people to become virtual prisoners...

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Celebrating History with Our Kids
Celebrando la historia con nuestros hijos

Ha preguntado a sus hijos qué lecciones de historia han aprendido últimamente? Si el currículo de su hijo se parece al mío, están ocupados con...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 1-21 to 1-26

On a wickedly frigid night, Thursday, January 24th to be exact, Trouble In The Heights, the United Palace and Washington Heights made history. Trouble In The Heights became the first movie in over 40 years to be shown on the silver screen of the United Palace. Over 700 people came from the neighborhood and...

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Ramadan launches Council campaign
Ramadan lanza campaña para Concejal

“Nadie más tiene el resume que tengo yo”. Con esas palabras, Zead Ramadan anunció su candidatura para concejal de la ciudad de Nueva York en el 2013.
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Standing Up to stop and frisk
Enfrentándose al ‘detener y registrar’

Sara Diallo y su novio estaban dormidos en el tren cuando dos policías los despertaron. La pareja de desamparados no tenían a donde ir ...
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How to handle report card issues
Revisando las calificaciones

It is report card time. Soon, every student in New York City from Kindergarten to 12th grade will have received a report card showing how they have done in the first trimester...
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Don’t forget to vote in this week’s primary elections on Thurs., Sept. 13th

New York State Assemblymember Guillermo Linares (right) is running against incumbent New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat (left) in the 31st Senate District in northern Manhattan – one of various races held this Thurs., Sept. 13th.

 

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How to Make and Keep Friends – With Child
Como hacer y mantener amigos – con niños

My pregnancy was the happiest point in my life. I still remember vividly the joy I felt about carrying my first child. I spent my time planning...
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