ariachi bands are a tradition in Mexico. The Spanish word mariachi is derived from the French for marriage, because when Emperor Napoleon III ruled the country, small groups of musicians played at weddings. The French were booted out, but the mariachis stayed. Their colorful costumes and vibrant singing, expanded beyond churches to street corners, plazas […]
John Cromshow: Privatizing education has two goals: 1) increase the number of charter schools; and, 2) weaken the teachers’ union.