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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]

Revive la Música celebrates its fifth concert with performances by Cultura Profética and La Secta AllStar

SAN JUAN, P. R. – As part of the initiative, Revive la Música, which is sponsored by Fundación  Banco Popular and Fundación Luis A. Ferré, 70 students of music programs in their schools, recently held a concert at the Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico, featuring performances by Cultura Profética and La Secta AllStar. About [...]
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La Secta AllStar and Cultura Profetica to perform together at Revive La Musica: The Concert

La Secta AllStar and Cultura Profética  recently announced their join participation at the Revive La  Música concert , next January 25, 2014 . The announcement took place during the ceremony in which 174 musical instruments were donated 34 public schools as well as nonprofit organizations .  During the announcement, which took place at the Puerto [...]