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TALAS E-newsletter – January 7

How a janitor at Frito-Lay invented Flamin’ Hot Cheetos — Richard Montañez went from cleaning toilets to being one of the most respected execs in…

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TALAS E-newsletter – December 17

Racial-Justice War On Merit-Based Schools: It’s an Injustice Against Excellence, Critics Say — At a virtual town hall in Brooklyn about how the…

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TALAS E-newsletter – December 10

Ysleta ISD teacher wins 2021 NEA Foundation excellence award — Michelle Sandoval Villegas, a Parkland Pre-Engineering Middle…

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TALAS E-newsletter – December 3

Texas School Districts Resuming Virtual and In-Person Learning — Before Thanksgiving some school districts in Texas sent virtual learning materials…

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TALAS E-newsletter – November 19

Netflix’s ‘Ya No Estoy Aqui’ Will Represent Mexico At This Year’s Academy Awards — Mexico has a storied history of successfully competing…

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TALAS E-newsletter – November 12

Latino forgotten history: Book retells epic Mayan creation story most of us don’t know — Every culture has an origin story. Many Latinos can trace their…

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TALAS E-newsletter – November 5

As a ‘Second Wave’ Looms, Here Are 4 Steps Schools Can Take to Boost Resiliency and Minimize Outbreaks — Health experts have warned for months…

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Empty classroom
TALAS E-newsletter – October 29

Houston-area school districts report enrollment drop of nearly 40,000 students — Districts particularly concerned about noticeable drop in…

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TALAS E-newsletter – October 22

What does a district court ruling mean for future right-to-education cases? — A Rhode Island District Court judge has ruled that the U.S. Constitution…

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TALAS E-newsletter – October 15

Texas Gets an ‘F’ on Teaching Kids About Climate Change — Texas is failing at teaching the next generation about climate change, according to a new…

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TALAS E-newsletter – October 8

In ‘Siempre, Luis’ a look at Lin-Manuel Miranda’s biggest inspiration—his father — When Luis Miranda arrived in New York City from Puerto Rico in the 1970s…

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TALAS E-newsletter – October 1

San Angelo ISD creates bilingual education program — This year, San Angelo ISD introduced a new bilingual program to two campuses, Bradford…

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Elementary schoolers at Bryan ISD performing baile folklórico
TALAS E-newsletter – September 24

Ballet folklórico dance group of Bryan ISD showcase their Mexican culture — Baile Folklórico, a form of dance originated during the indigenous times in…

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Collage featuring six prominent Latina actresses
TALAS E-newsletter – September 17

All-Women Panel Discusses the Erasure of Latinos in Hollywood During Academy-Sponsored Series — On Tuesday, the Academy of…

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Colómbian music icon Totó la Momposina
TALAS E-newsletter – September 10

Meet Totó la Momposina: A Colombian Music Icon — Totó la Momposina, one of the best-known matriarchs of Colombian music, has…

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