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NATIONAL HISPANIC INSTITUTE's Fundraiser:

25 Hour Non-Stop Student Discussion Challenge hosted by students of NHI Austin

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BENEFITING: NATIONAL HISPANIC INSTITUTE

EVENT DATE: May 09, 2014

THE STORY:

The 2014 SEED (Students Elevating Education Discussion) Talkathon

Click this link for a live feed starting at 6:00pm

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nhi-seed-talkathon

SEED is a fundraising event benefitting the Austin Chapter of the National Hispanic Institute. The students goal is to personally participate in then discussions revolving around Education here in Texas and Nationwide.

May 9th at 6:00pm to May 10th at 7:00pm.  

(There is no public seating, however you can contact your team to see if we have some passes to the broadcasting stage.)

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nhi-seed-talkathon

Students of NHI@Austin and other members of the communitys will begin speaking, discussing and debating the topic of education for 25 hours straight.. The entire process will be streamed live on the internet. Their goal is to raise $5000.00 for their organization, to pay for expenses and scholarships for students.

Topics to be discussed:

6:00 Introductions, NHI, and panel process
6:30 State of Education
7:00 Grading and Standardized testing.
7:30 Grading and Standardized testing.
8:00 Sports vs. Fine arts/ Student Perspective
8:30 Sports vs. Fine arts/ Teacher Perspective
9:00 Sex Education
9:30 Sex Education/ Anti Drug/alcohol
10:00 Anti Drug/Alchol 
10:30 Co-Gender vs. Single gender learning
11:00 Homeschooling vs Group learning
11:30 School Choice and the Voucher system
12:00 Students: Balancing Employment and High School
12:30 Student Funding and scholarships for private schools
1:00 Technology and the future of education
2:00 Price of higher education
3:00 Private Colleges vs Public Colleges
4:00 Private Colleges vs Public Colleges
5:00 Tailored education towards exact professions. 
6:00 Impact of student social context on education
7:00 Should higher math levels be required in High School
7:30 Teaching the sciences.
8:00 Career focused education vs broad spectrum learning
8:30 Education of social skills
9:00 Bullying in schools
9:30 Bullying in schools
10:00 Parents role in the education process
10:30 Should schools be less conformist
11:00 School Uniforms
11:30 Security in Schools
12:00 Evolving teaching methods. Trial vs Implementation
12:30 Education policies and community engagement
1:00 Teacher Salaries.
1:30 Teacher Salaries/  Public vs Private
2:00 Teacher Salaries/  Public vs Private
2:30 Is teaching proper grammar a waste of time and energy
3:00 Benefits of teaching Penmanship
3:30 Religion in Schools.
4:00 Can you teach ethics and morality without religion?
4:30 Politics and Education: curriculum, funding, and national achievement
5:00 US vs other countries.  Why the disparity?
5:30 Importance of learning additional languages.
6:00 The impact of immigration policy on intellectual capital in the US
6:30 What we've learned

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To This Fundraiser

$6,645

MONEY RAISED
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  • Ana Maria Saenz

    $145

  • Jim & Eleanor Pojman

    $100

  • Uncle John and Aunt Dionne

    $100

  • Uncle Mike

    $100

  • Christina Ramirez

    $20

  • Paul and Norma Martinez

    $50

  • Abuela

    $20

  • Sandy Avila Ramirez

    $50

  • Jeanne Goka

    $20

  • Jessica Marquis

    $100

  • Marcella Tanner

    $10

  • Nicole Marquis

    $100

  • Meg Brown

    $15

  • Malena Chavez

    $20

  • Monica G

    $100

  • Alejandra Varela Carrasco

    $100

  • John & Molly Lopez

    $200

  • Alec Garza

    $20

  • PRIMOS LAINEZ

    $50

  • Lupe Gonzales

    $50

  • cristina cantu

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous

     

  • CasaBella Architects

    $75

  • The Necak family

    $20

  • Baird Law Firm

    $20

  • Janitzio Guzmán Medina

    $500

  • Iliana Banda

    $50

  • Jan Craft

    $50

  • Kate Marquis

    $125

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Ricardo Marquis

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • V. Conway

    $20

  • Manuel Ruiz

    $50

  • Grandma Caceres

    $10

  • Noelia Heidt

    $10

  • Noelia Heidt

    $10

  • Dave W.

    $20

  • Maria Malo

    $30

  • Christena Rutz

    $15

  • Jerry & Chelim Keen

    $50

  • Maria Julia Castorena

    $50

  • MikeD

    $25

  • Daryl McGuire

    $200

  • Melissa Lain

    $25

  • Adrian

    $25

  • Zachary Gonzales

    $10

  • Margaret and Bob Glenn

    $50

  • Laura Vara

    $25

  • Tía Vicky

    $10

  • Teri mischo

    $100

  • Alec Garza

    $25

  • jc

    $75

  • Uncle Arthur and Tia Liz and Tia Terry

    $45

  • Tio Carlos and Tia PIta

    $100

  • Paulina Castorena

    $15

  • The Wells Family

    $10

  • Alec Garza

    $25

  • The Granada Family

    $30

  • Rick Saenz

    $150

  • Ernesto Nieto, President/Founder

    $250

  • Julio Cotto

     

  • Monica Guerrero

    $25

  • Hayley Lopez

    $20

  • Guela y tía Jenny

    $25

  • Paolo Chavez Cueto

    $30

  • Nicole Marquis

    $25

  • Joe & Beatriz Pojman

    $50

  • Michelle & George Rodriguez

    $100

  • Humberto and Carmen Saenz

    $100

  • Ana Maria Sáenz

    $50

  • Jonathan evans

    $10

  • Jesse Banda

    $520

  • Andrew Maloney

    $10

  • Buddy and Ernie Lopez

    $50

  • The Wright Family

    $25

  • Hulu Bayleyegn

    $30

  • Gloria de Leon

    $100

  • A.J. & Sergio Castillo

    $55

  • Elio S. Giron-Deliz

    $55

  • FVF

    $50

  • Marchan Family

    $100

  • Mimi Tadesse

    $50

  • Antonio

    $10

  • Julio Cotto

    $10

  • Kacey Stewart

    $20

  • Sidney Brannum

    $10

  • Docho Arifaine

    $20

  • Emebet Agonafer & Alemayehu Desta

    $50

  • kat

    $25

  • Lt. Gov. 83

     

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Jubey Garza and Family

    $50

  • Mike and Rey Lopez Mader

    $25

  • Jeanne Goka

    $20

  • Brooks-Thomas Family

    $50

  • gama

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Ana W

    $10

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133% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $6,645 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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NATIONAL HISPANIC INSTITUTE

Amount Raised

$1,520

 

30% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Iliana Banda

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$1,070

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Roberto Flores

Amount Raised

$750

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Janitzio Guzmán Medina

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Elena Pojman

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$470

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Monica Guerrero

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$420

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Emma Lopez

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$345

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Eden Desta

Amount Raised

$260

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