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

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 July 21, 2017

Parents, Educators and Community Members Speak Out Against the NAACP’s Charter Moratorium

“All over the country, dedicated educators of color are leading charter schools that cultivate the minds of children too-often locked out of success in traditional public schools.”…

By Michael Vaughn

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Posted July 20, 2017

Without the Office for Civil Rights, My High School Would Have Continued to Discriminate Against Students Like Me

You may have seen the news. On July 11, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos responded to a letter written by Senator Patty Murray, which questioned the…

By Elijah Armstrong

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Posted July 26, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About the NAACP’s Stance on Charter Schools

This post is continually updated with up-to-date information. In a scathing article by the Wall Street Journal, the NAACP is called out for "taking orders from its union backers"—those union backers being the United Federation of Teachers and National Education Association—"to oppose charter schools."…

By Ikhlas Saleem

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