Veronica Rivera

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

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 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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