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Presentation: Magdalena Martinez
Magdalena Martinez (Lincy Institute) presented "Latino Education: The Key to Las Vegas Metropolitan Vitality" at the 5th annual Latino Network of Southern Nevada earlier this month. Martinez, the institute's director of education programs, presented on Latino education outcomes along the K-20 pipeline, identifying areas in need of attention and progress to date, and highlighting recent legislative education policies, local government education initiatives, and the role of parents, communities, and businesses in helping elevate educational goals.The event was sponsored by the Latin Chamber of Commerce.
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