Juan Lopez

Juan Lopez

Guest Blogger

Vice President, Northeast League of United Latin American Citizens

Boston, Massachusetts

Juan Lopez is the vice president of the Northeast chapter for League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and a resident of Boston, Massachusetts. LULAC is the nation’s oldest and largest Latino civil rights organization. Founded in 1929, LULAC has over 135,000 grassroots members in 37 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

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Posted June 14, 2016
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Let’s Not Bypass Latino Parents in Fight Over the Common Core

The Common Core State Standards were voluntarily adopted by Massachusetts almost six years ago, unfortunately EducationNext’s most recent poll shows…

By Juan Lopez

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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When the Only Real Choice Is Private: My Unlikely Attraction to School Vouchers

I felt that the free education my daughter was getting was just too expensive. I needed to find a school that would start filling her academic gaps while also providing culturally responsive pedagogy.…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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Public Dollars Should Pay for Public Schools: That’s Why I Support High-Quality Charter Schools and Not Vouchers

We live in a free country and a parent should have the right to opt out of the public school system. But that parent does not have a right to take with them a proportional share of public education dollars any more than a pacifist can extract his share of defense spending. …

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Mar. 21, 2017
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You Want Parents? This Is What It’s Going to Take to Empower Them in the Fight for Better Schools

Parent organizing ain’t easy. Many organizations have tried to organize parents and communities and have failed. We end up yelling at parents, “Parent involvement is…

By Keri Rodriguez Lorenzo

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