Mexican immigrants demanded justice in front of the Mexican consulate for the 43 education students who disappeared in Iguala, Mexico, after they allegedly clashed with the police, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Nearly 50 percent of children in Washington Heights are overweight. An Uptowner article explores why that is and what residents are doing to make their neighborhood healthier.
Parents have trouble negotiating the DOE bureaucracy in NYC to ensure that their disabled children get the “free and appropriate” education they deserve, City Limits reports.
As the Obama administration delays executive action on immigration reform, a DREAMer is left in limbo.
Afro Latin Jazz and salsa dancing marked the celebration at the Harlem School of the Arts.
A Mexican girl’s quinceañera is more than a beautiful gown and a perfect hairdo. Each element symbolizes the coming of age of a young woman and her commitment to make her parents proud, El Diario reports.
English-language learners in New York public schools were promised more support from Chancellor Carmen Fariña and her new head of ELL, Milady Baez, reports Chalkbeat.
La Voz describes two brothers among several people migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley, and the challenges such migrants face.
Colorlines editorial director Akiba Solomon writes about Black Life Matters, the action and freedom ride to Ferguson, Missouri, she participated in.
The Internationals Network for Public Schools welcomes youth from Central America as well as many other nations.
Korea Daily reports on the long bicycle journey across the U.S. taken by a Columbia University student to commemorate the Sewol ferry disaster.
The Riverdale Press went into some of New York’s segregated schools to hear what students say about the consequences of racial isolation and division.
High schoolers learned about Japanese culture at a workshop at the Japan Society.
Pro bono attorneys meet juveniles at their first court date in New York.
After spending a day at a New York immigration court, a reporter for El Diario found that most cases of unaccompanied minors crossing the border are postponed due to a lack of lawyers.