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Teaching English Language Learners in Low-Incidence Settings
While it is not easy, there are several strategies that will help teachers craft lessons that challenge English-proficient students and provide support for students learning English. Some strategies involve differentiating ...
Catalysts and Barriers to Attaining Citizenship: An Analysis of ya es hora ¡CIUDADANIA!
The ya es hora campaign is an historic nonpartisan Latino civic participation campaign launched as the Latino community's action-oriented follow-up to the immigrant mobilizations of 2006. The campaign represents the ...
Peer Support in Health: Evidence to Action
To address the challenges of peer support program expansion and dissemination as well as the emerging opportunities, such as through the Affordable Care Act, the National Peer Support Collaborative Learning Network brought ...
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 ...
LEAP: A Model for Increasing Latino Civic Participation
NCLR created the Latino Empowerment and Advocacy Program (LEAP) in 2001 to strengthen the nonpartisan foundation for greater Latino participation in the political process.
Beyond the Classroom: Creating Pathways to College and Careers for Latino Youth
This report is the result of a collaborative effort between the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and Contigo Research, Policy, and Strategy (Contigo), which is a social business that provides research, policy, and strategic ...
The Foreclosure Generation
The Long-Term Impact of the Housing Crisis on Latino Children and Families. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) partnered with the Center for Community Capital (CCC) at the University of North Carolina to conduct 25 ...
Survival Spending: The Role of Credit Cards in Hispanic Households
Greater participation in mainstream credit and financial markets can set many families on the path to financial stability and middle-class life. Unfortunately, many Latino card users face serious challenges when entering ...
Comer Bien: The Challenges of Nourishing Latino Children and Families
Latino families, like millions of others across the United States, do their best to put nutritious food on their tables every day, but the healthiest foods are too often unaffordable or inaccessible. Many Americans struggle ...
Counting Latino Youth in the Illinois Juvenile Justice System
The report details the inadequacy of information on Hispanic youth, who constitute one of the fastest-growing segments of the population, and highlights this lack of data as a major barrier to developing strategies and ...