How to encourage your children to attend college

Commentary by Chara From 2000 to 2018, the rate of college enrollment increased from 63% to 69%, according to statistics from – and it is easy to understand why.A college education has many benefits, including personal growth and finding a stable job that provides career satisfaction. Thus, as a parent, it is important that you […]

Area offers multiple resources for child abuse

By Tere Siqueira In 2020, the child abuse rate for children of Hispanic origin was at 7.8, indicating 7.8 out of every 1,000 Hispanic children in the U.S. suffered from some sort of abuse. We at Dos Mundos offer the following counseling, treatment and recovery resources available to area residents:*Synergy Services- Children’s Advocacy Center: Synergy provides […]

KC BizFest opens applications for mentors

By Chara The application process for mentors for KC BizFest 2022 is open.KC BizFest, an annual event focused on teaching high school juniors and seniors about entrepreneurship, is scheduled for Feb. 16-19. The application deadline for students to participate was Dec. 13, 2021.“During a four-day intensive training period, KC BizFest focuses on helping students turn […]

Scholarships and Grants 2022

National Scholarship The Dream USFor high school or community college graduates. You need to have DACA or TPS or meet TheDream.US immigration eligibility criteria and qualify for in-state tuition at one of our Partner Colleges to receive this scholarship. We also offer an online college option. The Scholarship is for up to $16,500 for an […]

Tips for finding a mentor

By Tere Siqueira A mentor can help you make better career decisions at any stage of your career. Research has shown that people with mentors move up faster, earn a higher salary, and are more satisfied with their careers. The following tips will guide you in finding the right mentor for you.*Be clear about your […]

Area teachers feeling overwhelmed this school year, educator claims

By CharaReturning to in-class instruction has not been easy for many Kansas City area teachers, staff members and students.“Unfortunately, this year has been quite the opposite from (the) last,” said an area teacher, who requested anonymity. “For myself, a teacher who taught in person during a pandemic, I find this year more mentally and emotionally […]

KC Girls Prep Academy se prepara para un nuevo año escolar

By Angie Baldelomar KC Girls Prep Academy prepares for new school year Kansas City Girls Prep Academy is preparing to welcome students for the coming school year.Located on the corner of East 17th and Van Brunt in Kansas City, Missouri, the academy is the area’s first and only public, single-gender school.“(We) work to build a […]

Programa busca aumentar la diversidad en la educación urbana de KC

Program aims to increase diversity in KC urban educationBy Angie BaldelomarA program inside the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Education is working to increase the number of diverse and “exemplary” teachers in urban schools across the Kansas City area.Called the Institute for Urban Education (IUE), the cohort model program prepares students to teach […]