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Fonseca Announcement

Fonseca Announcement

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Announcement by Ramiro Fonseca for HISD III
Announcement by Ramiro Fonseca for HISD III

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FONSECA
RAMIRO
AMIRO
elect
for HISD District 3 Trustee
Contact:RamiroFonseca–713.502.5913(ramfonseca@aol.com)Houston,TX–Monday,August22,2011
–Today,RamiroFonseca,afinancialaidassociatewithHoustonCommunityCollege,filedascandidatetoserveastrusteeontheHISDBoardofEducationDistrictIII.Mr.Fonsecahasbeenastrongadvocateofeducationthroughouthisprofessionalcareer,inhisroleascommunityleader,citizenandvolunteer.Hehasenthusiasticallyadvisedandassistedthousandsofstudentsandfamiliesofferingguidanceonpayingforcollegeandonpursuingtheircareergoals.
“IamrunningforHISDSchoolTrusteebecauseIbelieveourdistrictisatacrossroadsanditneedssomeonewithaclearvisiononhowtoturnthingsaround.OurfamiliesandbusinessleadersaredisappointedthatHISDisnotcultivating“college-ready”students.Theyfearthatthesesamestudentswillnotbeabletomeetthedemandsofaneducatedworkforce.Mybackgroundhasgivenmetheopportunitytoofferconcretesolutionstobridgethegapthatexiststoday.”
AboutRamiroFonseca:
RamiroreceivedhisBachelor’sDegreefromOurLadyoftheLakeUniversitywhereheiscurrentlypursuinghisMaster’sdegree.Amonghiscommunityandcivicaffiliations,RamirohasservedasPresidentoftheHoustonHispanicForum,avolunteerandnon-profitorganizationthatpromoteseducation.HeservesontheboardofLegacyCommunityHealthServices,KeepHoustonBeautifulCommission,MayorAnniseParker’sHispanicAdvisoryBoardandisPresidentoftheHPDEastsideDivisionPIP.
OntheIssues:EnsureCollegeand21
st
CenturyCareerReadinessforallStudents:
PreparingStudentsforthe21
st
Century-Thejobsoftoday–andevenmoreso,thejobsoftomorrow–willnotonlypreferbutrequiredegreesfrominstitutionsofhigherlearning.By2018,theBusinessRoundtableestimatesthat63percentofneworreplacementjobsintheUnitedStateswillrequireatleastsomecollegeeducation,while45percentwillrequireatleastabachelor’sdegree.
AQualityTeacherinEveryClassroom:
SupportaTeachertraininginitiativetoimprovethequalityofteachinginourschoolsbyfocusingonteacherskillsandcapacity,workingconditions,andcompensation.Greatteachersmakeadifferenceforchildrenofallbackgrounds.Allchildrendeservegreatteachers.

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