This election isn't merely about the political clout of Latinos. As the largest and fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, Hispanics represent this nation's very future. And right now, we're simply not doing enough to secure that future.
Less than 3 out of 10 Latino high school seniors who took the SAT exams in 2012 are ready for college, the college board announced in a new report Monday.
According to The Urgency of Now: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males, that finds less than 60 percent of Black (52 percent) and Latino (58 percent) male ninth-graders graduate from high school four years later.
With Chicago public school teachers on strike, Latino families may be the hardest hit, as outside of the public school space, many Latino families traditionally haven’t had many other options for elementary and secondary education.
After years of effort and millions of dollars spent, Latinos high school students are still not prepared for college level work, according to results from the college entrance exam known was the ACT.
When school children start paying union dues, then perhaps they can expect unions to represent their interests. One has to wonder what the CTU is thinking. It’s certainly not the children.
White House officials said the country cannot have a strong economy without an educated Latino population during a roundtable discussion on Wednesday.
Latinos have achieved a significant milestone – for the first time ever, young Latinos make up a record 16.5 percent of U.S. college students, matching Hispanics’ overall population representation (16.5 percent).
A worker with just a high school diploma is twice as likely to be unemployed as a worker with a college degree, according to the newest installment of the Face the Facts initiative by the George Washington University School.
Sonia Sotomayor, the third woman and first Hispanic to sit on the country’s highest court, received an honorary doctorate of Law from NYU and delivered the commencement speech at Yankee Stadium.
A top U.S. Justice Department official warned Alabama that the state's controversial immigration law has had "lasting" and possibly illegal consequences for Hispanic school children.
As colleagues at two local foundations, the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust and Helios Education Foundation, we encourage you to read a new report, "Dropped? Latino Education and Arizona's Economic Future."
On "Face the Nation," Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said a version of the Dream Act for undocumented students proposed by Republican Senator Marco Rubio would not work.
Are the increasing tuition costs in community colleges around the nation threatening Latino gains in college enrollment?