New reports reveal Latino parents have uneven access to digital educational content for their children

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in General

New reports reveal Latino parents have uneven access to digital educational content for their children

GritoBlast! – Hispanic families are utilizing some digital tools at rates that rival their middle class white peers, but have fewer opportunities to tap into educational content that could advance children’s early growth and long-term achievement, according to findings from new publications released today by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop. The results of a new national survey, reported in Aprendiendo en casa: Media as a Resource for Learning Among...

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Immigration reform journalist/activist Jose Antonio Vargas partners with LA Times on new multimedia venture

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Announcements, General

Immigration reform journalist/activist  Jose Antonio Vargas  partners with LA Times on new multimedia venture

GritoBlast! The Los Angeles Times announced a venture with journalist Jose Antonio Vargas to establish #EmergingUS, a multimedia platform which will explore the evolving American identity in the 21st century. Vargas will lead an effort to write commentary and produce original video, graphics and other digital content that focuses on the intersection of race, immigration, identity and the complexities of multiculturalism. #EmergingUS will aim to illuminate these issues and...

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