The LIBRE Institute Announces Back-to-School Events Across the Country

Jordan Banegas Education

(Arlington, VA)— This summer, The LIBRE Institute will hold back-to-school events in cities across the country. These events will feature giveaways of thousands of backpacks – and other school supplies – in support of families as they prepare for the upcoming school year. The LIBRE Institute and local partners will help provide students with the materials they need to succeed at …

More Opportunities Help Children Succeed!

Daniel Garza Education

Did you know this week is National School Choice Week? Every year, thousands around the country take a few days to celebrate the educational opportunities available for families and students. It’s a great time to learn more about new innovations in education and celebrate our children’s futures. From Florida to Nevada and Texas to Wisconsin, The LIBRE Institute is giving Hispanic …

ICYMI: Coverage of Back-to-School Events

Daniel Garza Education

(Arlington, VA)—This August, The LIBRE Institute is holding Back-to-School events around the country. Today, Politico published an article highlighting these Back-to-School events. Events in Albuquerque and Denver are among those that have received local media coverage. Below are excerpts from the pieces.   Politico: Koch Group Uses Backpack Giveaways To Talk School Choice With Hispanic Families Roughly 1,000 backpacks are …

The LIBRE Institute Completes Back to School Events

Daniel Garza Education

                (Arlington, VA) – This weekend the staff and volunteers of The LIBRE Institute completed a series of events that will help kids in local communities around the country to prepare for the start of the new school year. These back to school events were held in a range of states, including Nevada, Georgia, Virginia, New Mexico, …

Celebrating Student Success on National School Choice Week

Daniel Garza Education

Hispanics, like all Americans, know that a quality education is the key to a brighter future. And the best education is one that’s personalized to a child’s unique needs, learning styles and abilities. That’s why every family should be able to choose the right school for their students, whether it’s public, private, charter or homeschooling. Every child is different, and …

The LIBRE Institute Announces National School Choice Week Events

Daniel Garza Education

(Washington, D.C.) – Beginning on January 21, teachers, families, students, and others will commemorate National School Choice Week around the country. National School Choice Week was established in 2011 to help raise awareness about educational options available to help students succeed, and to highlight the benefits of school choice. Tens of thousands of events have been held around the nation …

Crushing Debt Forcing Hispanics to Delay American Dream

Roberto Gutierrez Education

That number has risen to 35 percent, now with an estimated 2.3 million Hispanic students attending either two or four-year colleges. Yet, with rising enrollment comes the burden of paying the rising cost of tuition, and for many Hispanics, this is beginning to put the American Dream out of reach.

Involved Parents Hold the Key to Academic Success

Ivette Diaz Education

As the summer days become shorter and school supplies begin lining stores in anticipation for fall, many parents will soon begin planning for the start of the new school year. In addition to the new school clothes and colorful folders for students, parents should not forget to plan for their involvement in their child’s education itself.