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 Apr. 19, 2021

We Can’t Protect Our Students From Racism, But We Can Prepare Them to Combat and Reject It

On January 6, when an angry mob stormed the Capitol, I was in the middle of teaching my 7th grade English language arts students about…

By Travon Jefferson

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Posted Apr. 16, 2021

The Pandemic Is Exactly Why We Need Standardized Testing

In the next few weeks, nearly all school districts in the U.S. will offer at least some in-person instruction. The worst of the pandemic school…

By Evan Stone

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Posted Apr. 13, 2021

Meet Two Teachers Learning to Center Their Students’ Identities Without Losing Sight of Their Own

Lindsay Singer and Ashley McCall are both third grade teachers at Cesar Chavez Multicultural Academic Center in Chicago. Lindsay teaches mathematics and inquiry. And Ashley…

By Ikhlas Saleem

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