Veronica Rivera

Veronica

Executive Director, Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents

Washington, D.C.

Veronica Rivera is the executive director of the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents. She previously served as legislative staff attorney at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, in Washington, D.C., and is a former schoolteacher.

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Posted July 22, 2015
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It’s Time We Had More Latino School Leaders

Latino superintendents make up approximately 2 percent of the leadership in the over 14,000 school districts in the United States.…

By Veronica Rivera

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Posted Feb. 22, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory: My Mom Had to Lie to Get Me Into a Good School. No Parent Should Have to Do That.

In a nation as wealthy as America, no parent should have to lie about their address to get their child into a high-quality school. Sadly, I have heard this same tale from many, many other Black families.…

By Nate Bowling

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Posted Feb. 21, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory: Here’s Why I Became an Engineer and How I’m Helping Kids Do It Too

When I was just 9 or 10 years old, I found out that I had a true love and passion for science. Now I want to see that other kids get that chance.…

By Jason Coleman

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Posted Feb. 21, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory: Why I’m Celebrating Every Black Genius From City Blocks to the White House

We will never meet a Black child who is not a genius and there is no secret to how we support them: We first treat them as human and then we then support them with love. …

By David J. Johns

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