Michelle Rhee is on TIME

This week’s TIME Magazine features Michelle Rhee, public schools chancellor of Washington D.C. Her unorthodox approach to school reform has earned her many opponents as well as supporters. The city’s legendary troubled public school system boasts a mere 24% graduation rate for some schools.  In her first year and a half on the job, she…

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Hate Crimes Awareness

According to a report by The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, on a national level, 46.3 percent of 11,430 offenses that occurred within the single-bias incidents were motivated by racial bias in 2001.                                                     -NewAmericanMedia.org According to recent reports, hate crime has been decreasing, but hate crimes towards AAPIs have been on the rise.  That’s why…

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Welcome to our site!

Welcome to the temporary Pacific Ties blog/website! Because our main website – www.pacificties.org – is constantly under construction, we figured that this would serve as a better alternative to your reading needs.  Here you’ll find information about Pacific Ties, what we’re all about, how you can get a copy of the latest issue, who are…

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