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    First Latina Poised to Take Helm of NEA

    Aug 28, 2014

    Michael Lozano

    A little over a decade ago, Lily Eskelsen García began her education career as a lunch lady in her native Utah. Today she is poised to take over as president of the National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest teacher union.
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    First Latina Poised to Take Helm of NEA

    Aug 28, 2014

    Michael Lozano

    A little over a decade ago, Lily Eskelsen García began her education career as a lunch lady in her native Utah. Today she is poised to take over as president of the National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest teacher union.
    Continue to Long Beach VoiceWaves
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    Crowdfunding My Way To College

    Aug 01, 2014

    Fernando Almaraz

    I managed to get into George Washington University with significant financial aid, but for my family, paying the $800 registration fee was out of our reach. My mentor suggested I try crowdfunding — which means creating an online campaign to raise money from my community and from strangers.
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    41ef57ed-53fe-400b-b72b-f5843b011824_profile

    Crowdfunding My Way To College

    Aug 01, 2014

    Fernando Almaraz

    I managed to get into George Washington University with significant financial aid, but for my family, paying the $800 registration fee was out of our reach. My mentor suggested I try crowdfunding — which means creating an online campaign to raise money from my community and from strangers.
    Continue to We'Ced