Bilingual http://tpr.org en For Latino Parents, Bilingual Classrooms Aren't Just About Language http://tpr.org/post/latino-parents-bilingual-classrooms-arent-just-about-language Right now, across the country, parents are in the midst of trying to get their children enrolled in bilingual classrooms for next September.<p>The motivation is usually straightforward. Parents want their kids to learn a foreign language. The thinking is that a second language will bring significant cultural and economic advantages.<p>But for many Latino parents (and others as well) there is something more at play; namely, it can feel like the family language is at stake. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:05:04 +0000 Kelli Korducki 29435 at http://tpr.org For Latino Parents, Bilingual Classrooms Aren't Just About Language Concern Rising In Truth Or Consequences, N.M., About Abundance Of Healing Hot Springs http://tpr.org/post/concern-rising-truth-or-consequences-nm-about-abundance-healing-hot-springs <p><strong>Fronteras:</strong> Tourists love the hot springs baths in the town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. But just how plentiful are these waters? Medical debt affects one in four families in America and many will continue to experience financial burdens, despite increased access to health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. We look at access to healthcare and medical debt in the second of a two part series. On this Valentine’s Day, Fronteras commentator Yvette Benavides talks about her love of being bilingual.</p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:46:34 +0000 Crystal Chavez 26748 at http://tpr.org Concern Rising In Truth Or Consequences, N.M., About Abundance Of Healing Hot Springs Education And Innovation In San Antonio: Geekdom And Arte Kids Books http://tpr.org/post/education-and-innovation-san-antonio-geekdom-and-arte-kids-books <p></p><p>Geekdom is celebrating its first anniversary and is looking to the future of continued growth and innovation. Local pre-K book series Arte Kids has become a national hit by using San Antonio's bi-lingual and bi-cultural roots.</p><p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 18:45:48 +0000 David Martin Davies 3189 at http://tpr.org Education And Innovation In San Antonio: Geekdom And Arte Kids Books