Juan Lopez

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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

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 June 20, 2017

Special Education Was Created to Push Students Forward But It’s Been Used to Hold Them Back

I was a special education teacher for six years in the resource and co-teaching setting. Though I could not be more proud to be an…

By Jemelleh Coes

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Posted June 14, 2017

I Always Hated Charter Schools. Until I Put My Kids on the Waitlist.

I have never been much of a proponent of charter schools. I am the proud product of traditional public education from kindergarten through 12th grade…

By Vivett Dukes

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Posted June 16, 2017

These Denver Principals Are Calling for an End to Suspensions of Young Students

In the world of education, few things are sadder or more ill-advised than suspending kids as young as 4 years old from school for behavioral…

By Sara Gips Goodall, Lindsey Lorehn, Jennifer Jackson, Jenni Reese, Alexa Mason, Alex Magaña

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