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14-Year-Old Latina Is Leading Her Team To The World Robotics Championship

14-Year-Old Latina Is Leading Her Team To The World Robotics Championship

14-Year-Old Latina Is Leading Her Team To The World Robotics Championship “I’ve never let my gender or my race put a barrier in anything I do.” By Carolina Moreno Valerie Castillo and her middle school robotics team from Lancaster, Calif.

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Latinas Hack Man’s World of Technology and Science

Latinas Hack Man’s World of Technology and Science

by Reuters Staying up late into the night, Lilia Lobato Martinez watched endless YouTube videos to teach herself the computer code she used to help build her prize-winning Ool app for volunteers in Guadalajara, Mexico. In her country, she is

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Coming of Age Books By and About Latinas

Coming of Age Books By and About Latinas

Coming of Age Books By and About Latinas by Rigoberto González In celebration of Women’s History Month, here are some notable stories about the journey from girlhood to womanhood written by and about Latinas. The most popular and bestselling title

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ASU Arizona State University Night of Open Door Powered by STEAM

ASU Arizona State University Night of Open Door Powered by STEAM

Searching for new ideas and unique experiences with the family in 2017? Does your New Year’s resolution include medieval knights and chain mail, international culture, new-age cars, space exploration or Teotihuacan pyramids? What about discovering the newest career fields or

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Los Votantes de Arizona Apoyan un Aumento de Ingresos para Maestros y Fondos Para Estudiantes

Los Votantes de Arizona Apoyan un Aumento de Ingresos para Maestros y Fondos Para Estudiantes

PHOENIX – Por segundo año consecutivo, los votantes de Arizona creen que la educación es el problema más importante que enfrenta nuestro estado. De hecho, los resultados de una encuesta a nivel estatal de probables votantes de Arizona, realizada a

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Velocidad, Lectura + Mucho Patinaje: Jóvenes Lectores Serán Invitados VIP en Disney On Ice

Velocidad, Lectura + Mucho Patinaje: Jóvenes Lectores Serán Invitados VIP en Disney On Ice

(Phoenix,AZ) – Esta semana, espera autos veloces, cuentos fantásticos y mucha diversión con la llegada de  Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment a Phoenix, además habrá sorpresas muy especiales para algunos de los lectores más jóvenes de la ciudad. En el espectáculo

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Faculty, Students See New Role for Latin American Studies in AZ, US

Faculty, Students See New Role for Latin American Studies in AZ, US

Janet Castillo has focused mainly on theater and politics in the new Latin American studies program at Arizona State University’s West campus. (Photo by Hope Flores/Cronkite News) By Hope Flores | Cronkite News As President-elect Donald Trump approaches his inauguration amidst

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Fighting to Regulate Full-Day Kindergarten in Arizona

Fighting to Regulate Full-Day Kindergarten in Arizona

Full-day kindergarten students learn to read using picture books, teacher Marissa Chavez said. “If we taught for 2 1/2 hours (a day) there’s no way that we could get most of them there.” (Featured Photo by Keerthi Vedantam/Cronkite News) By

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A Decade After Recession, Arizona Schools Still Suffer From Budget Cuts

A Decade After Recession, Arizona Schools Still Suffer From Budget Cuts

Like many states, Arizona was forced to cut school budgets when recession hit. But a new report says the state is still being hurt by a lack of school funding, with the steepest drops since the recession started. (Photo by

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New ASU Report Puts Focus on School Funding Inequality for Latinos

New ASU Report Puts Focus on School Funding Inequality for Latinos

(Featured Photo: asunow.asu.edu) Latino students make up the largest racial and ethnic group in Arizona’s public schools but are at an educational and funding disadvantage, according to a new report authored by an Arizona State University professor. “State of Latino

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