Exploring the ‘Immigrant Paradox’: Q & A with Cynthia Garcia Coll – Education Writers Association

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Image source: logo OCTOBER 20, 2011 MAUREEN KELLEHER FIGUEROA For more than a century, assimilation into American culture has been held up as a positive goal for immigrants to pursue.But a just-released book that highlights research on first-generation immigrant children and adolescents, including Latinos, shows that recent immigrant children are more likely to succeed in school and avoid […]


Who Owns My Body?

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Image source: by Elaine Vilorio 03/11/2013 09:49 am ET | Updated May 11, 2013 There’s a disgusting dichotomy in Latin American culture. I see the models, the TV personalities, the actresses on Telemundo, Univision, etc. showing off their curves, the ones in all the right places, the mid-section not included. They don’t look too […]