Those of us who are here in Honolulu at the ECE/CLE had the opportunity to visit Ma'O Farm yesterday.
It was an life-enriching journey to a place where people dedicate themselves to planting and harvesting food in ways that respect the land, the farm worker, the community, and the people who eat. It is a dramatic extension of what we experienced at Ka Papa Lo'i O Kanewai a day earlier. Mahalo to the vision and tireless work of Kukui and her team. The humanitarian and environmental work…
July 25, 2011 is Save Pell Day, an online day of action to tell Washington that America can't afford to balance the federal budget on the backs of college students . If you agree that no student who is eligible for college should be denied access on the basis of financial need, please support the national campaign to save the Pell Grant program.
Pell Grants have been helping students for more than 30 years. In 2012, nearly 10 million students are expected to receive…Continue
Excelencia! in Education, led by Sarita Brown, is an organization offering valuable resources and information related to boosting Latino educational performance. Check out their Web site at www.edexcelencia.org. Their latest report, Florida Policy Options to Accelerate Latino Student Success in Higher Education, offers research-based policy recommendations aimed at improving the educational attainment of Florida's workforce, with a…Continue
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