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 Dec. 8, 2017

Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline But They Need the Trump Administration’s Help

2.6 million. That is the number of children suspended from U.S. public schools in one calendar year—2.6 million. That data, released in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for…

By Lillian Lowery, Evan Stone

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

This Video of Denver DREAMers Challenged Me to Check My Privilege

Being the “Type A,” driven overachiever that I am, I tend to be a planner—often, to a fault. As the daughter of a Purdue grad,…

By Chyrise Harris

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

How Quincy Patterson Became Virginia Tech’s First Quarterback to Major in Engineering

If you follow Chicago’s high school football scene, you probably already know Quincy Patterson, the Solorio High School quarterback who drew lots of attention from…

By Maureen Kelleher

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