Panel Discussion: Unraveling the Layers of the Latinx Digital

Sponsored by The Office of FCC Commissioner Starks and The Education Trust URL: https://edtrust.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lCDYCu0XSraVuLUjkMqEdg Jul 27, 2020 11:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join a panel discussion that seeks to unravel the layers of internet inequality that impact Latinx communities in America. The panelists will explore what actions are needed from the FCC… Read More Panel Discussion: Unraveling the Layers of the Latinx Digital

Me, several years ago – I can’t imagine trying to get your PhD in this Covid-19 time

By Miguel Juarez, Editor, El Paso News How are you handling getting your degree right now? If you are creating art in response to the pandemic, please send us a scan or use your cellphone to create a jpeg and send it to: miguel@elpasonews.org If you want to include a short summary (a few lines),… Read More Me, several years ago – I can’t imagine trying to get your PhD in this Covid-19 time

El Paso Parents Sue School District to Reopen – Rebuild Schools in Chamizal Neighborhood

Contact: Paulina Almanza, TRLA Attorney, (915) 271-4361, palmanza@trla.org  Hilda Villegas, Familias Unidas Por La Educación, (915) 222-1977, hvillegas63@yahoo.com  Robert Elder, TRLA Communications Director, (512) 374-2764, relder@trla.org  EL PASO, Texas — Parents in the Chamizal neighborhood on June 15 sued the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) to reopen two Beall and Burleson elementary schools and force the school district to pay for critical… Read More El Paso Parents Sue School District to Reopen – Rebuild Schools in Chamizal Neighborhood

El Paso Community College District, Dr. William Serrata’s Virtual Town Hall & A Conversation with the Cabinet, May 13, 2020

On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, the El Paso Community College District hosted a Town Hall with President Dr. William Serrata which focused on how the district has responded to teaching and learning during this Covid-19 Pandemic.  The one-hour and seven-minute town hall can be seen in its entirety at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUxnlDH4DPc For further information contact James… Read More El Paso Community College District, Dr. William Serrata’s Virtual Town Hall & A Conversation with the Cabinet, May 13, 2020

Opinion Editorial: “Parents, students, and teachers must be included in the design of a post-pandemic education system,” by Xavier Miranda

The COVID-19 Pandemic has revealed how corporate influence on our education system has sorely failed our students. Rather than relying on the expertise of educators, who best know the individual needs of our students, district administrators have been scrambling to replace their experimental technology initiatives which have little pedagogical value. (Prior to the outbreak, our… Read More Opinion Editorial: “Parents, students, and teachers must be included in the design of a post-pandemic education system,” by Xavier Miranda

María Teresa Márquez and CHICLE: The First Chicana/o Electronic Mailing List

Reprinted. First published in Mujeres Talk, (2014), and in the Women in Library history blog (2019). By Miguel Juárez These days we take e-mail and electronic lists for granted, but imagine a world where there is no e-mail or exchange of information like we have now?  That was the world for Humanities Librarian María Teresa… Read More María Teresa Márquez and CHICLE: The First Chicana/o Electronic Mailing List

Eulogy: Things You Didn’t Know About Jaime O. Perez, 1954–2017, QDEP

Remembering the late Jaime O. Perez. By Miguel Juárez Jaime was an Author/Writer Jaime was the author of Traditional Ceremonial Pathways: A Pilgrim’s Journey (2003, Sun Circle Press) and was the translator for Tzol Ek: Mayan Astrology (1991, Communidad Indigena Maya). He was fluent (reading and writing) in Spanish and English. On January 26, 2017,… Read More Eulogy: Things You Didn’t Know About Jaime O. Perez, 1954–2017, QDEP