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Raising the Bar: Implementing Common Core State Standards for Latino Student Success
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Initiative is a state-led, voluntary effort to establish a single set of clear educational standards for English language arts and mathematics that states can share and voluntarily ...
Access to Common Standards for All: An Advocacy Tool Kit for Supporting Success
This tool kit is designed to help education reform champions build stronger, more effective strategies to ensure educational success for Latino and ELL students and their families. It contains resources that are designed ...
NCLR Urges Congress to Maintain Annual Testing Policy in ESEA Renewal
In a letter to U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, NCLR joined other organizations to oppose ending the current system of annual reading and math assessments under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Next-Generation Latino Agenda: A Guide for Candidates
We advocate for policies that lead Latinos and the nation toward greater equity.
Padres Comprometidos: Engaging Latino Parents for Long-Term Student Success
Padres Comprometidos is a parent engagement program whose primary goal is the fostering of a strong connection between schools and parents. To this end, the Padres Comprometidos program builds the capacity of Latino ...
NCLR Core Qualities for Successful Expanded Learning Time Programs
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) recognizes the positive effects of expanded learning time on the academic achievement and social and emotional development of Latino youth and English language learners (ELLs). Expanded ...
National Institute for Latino School Leaders Memorandums
The National Institute for Latino School Leaders (NILSL) is a program designed to bridge the divide between practice and policy by providing school leaders the tools they need to advocate for policies and reform efforts ...
Hispanic Education Coalition FY2011 Education Budget letter
This letter addressed to President Obama outlines the Hispanic Education Coalition (HEC)'s concerns regarding education funding allocations in the fiscal year 2011 budget proposal.
Letter to Congress on ESEA Reauthorization
Letter to U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and U.S. Senator Patty Murray on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
Principles for Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
With the impending reauthorization of the ESEA, preserving strong federal oversight that adheres to the principles of equity of opportunity and outcomes is essential to assure Latino and English language learner students ...