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WAMU Reports on Reading Gains Among Latino students

WAMU reporter Sasha-Ann Simons reported on the tremendous leaps in reading that Latino youth enrolled in Identity's elementary school reading and social-emotional program are making. This is a great reminder of the Promise of Latino Youth and [...]

By |2019-02-04T16:45:20+00:00February 1st, 2019|Identity in the News|

Council President Navarro highlights PROMISE REPORT in Wash Post OpEd

Makes a business argument for equity in education saying, “We cannot afford the status quo”. As the first Latino council member in Montgomery County history and the current President, Nancy Navarro’s OpEd highlights The Promise of [...]

By |2018-12-19T20:51:02+00:00December 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Washington Post: Promise of Latino Youth study underscores the struggle many Latino students face in Montgomery County.

The article by education reporter Donna St. George begins with the fact that a troubling number of Latino students in one of the nation’s most prosperous counties are unprepared for kindergarten, lag in reading, drop out [...]

By |2018-11-16T18:51:22+00:00November 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Who Do You Trust to Lead MCPS? Identity Co-Sponsors Board of Education Debate

Identity is pleased to be a co-sponsor of a Board of Education Candidates Forum on Wednesday, September 26th at 7:00 pm at the MCPS Board of Education, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville, Carver Auditorium.  As the [...]

By |2018-08-24T15:06:12+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Advocacy, Events|