Not to Be Deterred

Always nice to come across an article that illustrates the innate Latino characteristic of overcoming barriers – regardless of who puts them up. Read this story. When it comes to education, sometimes it’s the people that are supposed to help who glady provide the roadblocks.  

She was also concerned because Isaac’s counselor had declined to write a letter of recommendation – because he wasn’t in the top 10 percent of his class — for his ABC application. But instead of being welcomed, Florencia says the school principal and counselor were dismissive during a school visit last September.

When you have a moment, also check out A Better Chance (ABC), the organization helping Latino high schoolers succeed.