Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s great idea for teaching civics to English-language learners

The U.S. has an estimated 4.6 million English Language Learning (ELL) students, of which 3.4 million are Spanish speaking. According to iCivics, an education non-profit, students tend to struggle more with social studies and civics because the academic language used is difficult, and teachers have limited training and resources to help them. Continue reading Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s great idea for teaching civics to English-language learners

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NGLCC Renamed “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce”, Reaffirms Mission as Business Voice of the LGBT Community

The business voice of the LGBT community, formerly known as the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, has announced that the organization will formally shorten its name to its acronym “NGLCC” and be known as the, “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce.” Continue reading NGLCC Renamed “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce”, Reaffirms Mission as Business Voice of the LGBT Community

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November is Native American Heritage Month

It’s time we all show up for Native American communities.

During Native American Heritage month, we at the American Indian College Fund want to shed light on our one unwavering purpose – increasing the number of American Indians who hold college degrees. Currently only 13.8% of American Indians have a bachelor’s degree – less than half the national average. Every year, we empower more than 4,000 American Indian students to start and stay in school, complete their degrees and launch careers that benefit us all. Over 27 years, we have provided more than 119,000 scholarships and almost $170 million to support American Indian students’ higher education ambitions.
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