We've been reporting about teacher sickouts and student walkouts at Jefferson County schools -- a reaction to complaints over moves by the conservative Jefferson County School Board, including a proposed history curriculum committee charged with encouraging patriotism and downplaying civil disorder ... More >>
Mundane things like ordering from a menu, talking to a doctor, applying for a job or navigating traffic signs can be hard for people who don't know a country's language. When non-English speaking people migrate into the United States, one of the biggest obstacles they face is figuring out how to com ... More >>
Connie Lehman has been drawing, sculpting, embroidering and curating in Colorado for decades. But when she say a deck of Tarot cards by artist Rachel Pollock, she found a new calling. The result is Tarot Life Cards: Using Your Birthday to Chart Your Course, a book that helps readers identify their L ... More >>
In all of its forty years, Denver's Su Teatro has never performed a more iconic work than the satire I Don't Speak English Only. And considering that nearly everything the troupe and artistic director Tony Garcia touch is entrenched in Chicano culture and activism, that's saying a lot. See also: - ... More >>
The war in Iraq has forced many Iraqi students to abandon their hopes of an education. Some fled the country and had to put their education on hold, while others found their schools destroyed. Recognizing these problems, the Iraqi Student Project, a St. Louis-based organization that has volunteers ... More >>
Mike Coffman.U.S. Representative Mike Coffman is no stranger to voter suppression. In fact, the 6th District Republican lawmaker has a long history of tinkering with elections. His latest campaign would make it more difficult for people who don't speak English well to vote across the country ... More >>
Pretty much any way you slice it, "Emily Griffith Technical College" is a more boring name than was the "Opportunity School" that used to be in the title -- but the change is bigger than just how it rolls of the tongue. It also represents a slowly dying hope for the poor huddled masses, posit ... More >>
Maestro en Casa (Teacher at Home), a Denver Public Schools-funded radio series aimed at teaching English to Spanish-speaking parents, was launched last year. This week, 220 completed the program.
Lori Midson Roberto Diaz Mezcal 3230 East Colfax Avenue 303-322-5219 www.mezcalcolorado.com This is part two of Lori Midson's Q&A with Roberto Diaz, executive chef of Mezcal. To read part one of that interview, click here. What you'd like to see more of in Denver from a culinary standpoint ... More >>
Tom Boasberg speaking at Kepner this morning.Denver Public Schools is launching a radio series aimed at teaching English to Spanish-speaking parents and families. Called Maestro en Casa (Teacher at Home), the series will debut on September 15 on MARIA 1090 AM. At a press conference at Kepn ... More >>
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Mexican music is more than mariachi bands.
Press 1 if you love the Mexican.
Don't blame Michael Haneke if you don't like what you see.
When it comes to the Southwest, English is the new Spanish.
Crossing over -- who's doing it, who's not.
Bully takes you back to the battlefield of high school.
School of Hard Knocks
Conversations in English
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The weirdest thing about Del tha Funkee Homosapien isn't his mind. It's his ability to get better and better.
A petition-signature request loses something in the translation.
Mexico's most popular rock-en-español band, Jaguares, couldn't care less about livin' la vida loca.
Colorado Central Station Casino takes a hit over an English-only policy.
Emily Griffith Opportunity School
Denver Public Schools' bilingual-education policy is open to interpretation.
Parents in northwest Denver say the school district doesn't listen--so they're making more noise.
ACTIVISTS PROMOTE A NEW KIND OF SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF.
AT BETO AGUIRRE'S NEWSPAPER, ALL THINGS ARE RELATIVE.PRESS FOR SUCCESS THE AGUIRRE FAMILY RUNS A NEWSPAPER AND A RESTAURANT. BUT THERE'S MORE TO THE STORY.