In one of his first major speeches to a Hispanic group since becoming the likely Republican nominee, Romney spoke at the Latino Coalition’s Economic Summit in Washington DC.
How much has changed for Latino students since the politically charged days in 1968? Maybe not as much as we’d like to believe.
Former Federal Reserve chairman, Alan Greenspan, has lashed out at America's younger workforce, saying they don't match up to the 'baby boom' generation.
The DREAM Act can now count controversial education reformer and former Washington, D.C. school superintendent Michelle Rhee among its broad and varied coalition of supporters.
In the current climate of fear and loathing, Hispanics must rise to the challenge and take a leaf out of the African-American playbook.
These two tectonic issues — our rocketing Hispanic population and the inadequate education of Hispanic students — are on a collision course that could either end in disaster or in another story of successful assimilation in America.
Across the country, cities and states are reconsidering their traditional roles as local competitors and banding together to overcome shrinking budgets and crumbling economies. Their hope is that regional planning efforts will enable them to carve out a shared future through a new knowledge economy. These alliances are still in their infancy, but the new wave of collaborative thinking inspired James J. Duderstadt, president emeritus and professor at the University of Michigan, to apply the same concepts to the unwieldy business of education reform.