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Tommy Torres stars in “Revive la Música” concert

Tommy Torres recently performed at a concert accompanied by a band of 115 students from participating schools of the “Revive la Música” program. The concert was held at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico Bayamón Campus. About 700 guests had the opportunity to listen, free of charge, to a repertoire of songs that included [...]

Banco Popular Foundation celebrates 10 years of Academic Excellence

Banco Popular Foundation recently celebrated the 10th Rafael Carrión, Jr., Excellence Awards. This award, established in 2005, aims to encourage, recognize and reward young people through their efforts towards levels of excellence in scholar achievement. This year, Foundation granted 100 awards for a total of 900 since the inception of the award. The students winning [...]

(Español) Más que una experiencia de trabajo

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Alternative schools come together to discuss strategies

By Lyanne Meléndez García Inter News Services San Juan, June 13 (INS) – In order to discuss strategies about the paradigm shift that alternative education schools have created in Puerto Rico, several educational organizations gathered their staff and students at CREARTE in Río Piedras. Alternative institutions CREARTE, Sor Isolina Ferré Centers, Nuestra Escuela, Fundación Educativa [...]

The Public School San Juan

In the walled city of Old San Juan, a free educational project with no curriculum is being developed to break the teacher-student binary relationship to create a space for open and democratic knowledge whose purpose, in the end, is to generate ideas that are different, but they all have the same purpose of promoting social [...]
Entre manglares… hojas y vida

Between the mangrove… leaves and life … an art exhibit opens at La Princesa

Between the mangrove… leaves and life … an art exhibit by a group of over 40 young people with Down Syndrome explores the relation between nature, the soul and inner peace.  To get a better understanding of the theme, the artist tangled themselves in the roots of mangroves, got immersed in the sweet-salty water, and [...]
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Biotechnology workshops

For six weeks, 20 teachers were trained in the Criollo Center of Science and Technology of the Caribbean (C3Tec) in everyday fundamentals of biotechnology. They also developed six educational modules for replicable training workshops in the community. The C3tec is an integral part of the Education City concept of the Municipality of Caguas, whose mission [...]
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My Puerto Rico at the MAP

The “My Puerto Rico” project sponsored by the Banco Popular Foundation at the Ponce Art Museum (MAP) came to a close recently. The MAP, in partnership with the ‘Ecos de mi Pueblo’ organization, developed an educational project using the exhibit “Paradise and Words: Dialogue between art and literature of Puerto Rico” as a source of [...]
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MAPR project concludes successfully at in the Visual Arts Central

Once again, the education division of the Puerto Rico Art Museum successfully completed its “Art, Science and Technology” project. A group of 40 students from the neighboring Visual Arts Center high school in Santurce took part in the project this year. The Banco Popular Foundation supports this educational project that encourages the development of an [...]
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DANCING TO THE BEAT OF PEACE: 2014 closing event of the “Danza con Andanza” program

The closing event of the “Dancing with Andanza ” program, which is supported by the Banco Popular Foundation and offered by Andanza a contemporary dance company and dance school under the direction of Lolita Villanúa and Maria Teresa Robles, took place recently. Students from the Luis Llorens Torres elementary school and their principal, Ms. Rosibel [...]