Empowering Hispanic Communities to Demand, and Attract, Better Schools

Posted by Julio Fuentes on Fri, Jun 10, 2016 @ 11:30 AM


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Tags: education reform, School Choice, Parent Empowerment, latino community, hispanics

Hispanics: Redefining the Minority Inclusion Debate

Posted by Julio Fuentes on Thu, Jun 09, 2016 @ 11:11 AM

By Julio Fuentes, CEO, Hispanic CREO (Council for Reform and Educational Options), and Jason S. Crye, Esq., Executive Director, Hispanics for School Choice

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Tags: School Choice, hispanic community, Latinos & Hispanics, school reform, minority inclusion

Hispanic CREO kicks off its 100 New Leaders Training Initiative

Posted by Luana Goncalves on Fri, May 27, 2016 @ 01:28 PM



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Tags: education, School Choice, 100 New Leaders, Hispanic leaders, 100 Nuevo Lideres

Julio Fuentes on The Grade - The NECSN Podcast

Posted by Luana Goncalves on Thu, Apr 21, 2016 @ 04:35 PM

The Northeast Charter Schools Network Podcast "The Grade" had our President and CEO, Julio Fuentes, as a special guest! Julio discusses the importance of education reform in the country, parent advocacy, and so much more about school Choice! Tune in to this podcast right here on "The Grade".

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Tags: education reform, School Choice, charter schools, parent choice, parent advocacy

Thank you for attending Los Quinceaños!

Posted by Julio Fuentes on Thu, Apr 14, 2016 @ 09:37 AM

On behalf of all at Hispanic CREO, I'd like to thank those of you who attended our "Los Quinceaños" Spring Awards Reception in Miami last week and especially to our sponsors and supporters! Your generous support allows us to continue to advance a school choice program serving Hispanic families.

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Tags: School Choice, Hispanic families, 100 New Leaders, politico, 100 Nuevo Lideres, 15th anniversary

Hispanics Coming of Age with Reform

Posted by Bob Bellafiore on Mon, Apr 11, 2016 @ 11:38 AM

Last week Hispanic CREO (the Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options) enjoyed a right of passage of sorts. We celebrated our “Quinceaños”, the 15th Anniversary since our founding.

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Tags: School Choice, Hispanic lideres, leadership, grassroots, Hispanic leaders

Have a Heart - Drop the Suit

Posted by Luana Goncalves on Tue, Mar 01, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Valentine's Day, Hispanic CREO brought several parents and students to the visit the Florida teachers union in Tallahassee. They delivered 6,000 Valentines cards to the union asking them to Have a Heart, Drop the Suit.

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Tags: School Choice, teacher unions, drop the suit, Have a heart, tallahassee

How to Save Our Scholarship for the New Year

Posted by Bob Bellafiore on Tue, Dec 15, 2015 @ 02:16 PM

Here’s one New Year’s resolution we at Hispanic CREO are making and have every plan to keep:

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Tags: School Choice, Florida Tax Credit Scholarship, hispanic children, drop the suit, save our scholarship

Latin America needs to improve primary education to shore up growth and democracy

Posted by GABRIEL SANCHEZ ZINNY on Fri, Oct 09, 2015 @ 12:08 PM

In recent years, Latin American and Caribbean nations have accomplished across-the-board reductions in poverty and, in many cases, impressive growth rates. These positive trends have allowed for increased spending on education, but cannot obscure the huge challenges still faced by the region in this area. 

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Tags: education, education news, K12 education, latin america, assessments

Florida charter schools draw Hispanic students

Posted by Travis Pillow on Wed, Oct 07, 2015 @ 05:57 PM

Over the past five years, the number of Hispanic students in Florida’s public schools has swelled by more than 150,000. Those students appear to be disproportionately moving to charter schools, where the Hispanic enrollment has grown by nearly 50,000, more than doubling since 2010.

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Tags: education reform, School Choice, Hispanic students, charter schools, k-12 education