Girls are intrigued by the subjects, but boys avoid chance at potentially lucrative careers
‘An Honest Conversation’ is a sober, honest, and often painful collection of stories from our LGBTQ Latino youth, their friends, families, and the community in general.
As the war on drugs enters its sixth year, it's bringing a new problem to Texas schools: Thousands of students suffering from emotional troubles not unlike those endured by soldiers returning from battle. In response, some districts have started offering the type of classes and counseling more common to the military.
Manuel Jimenez over the past seven years, has found a way to teach hundreds of young volunteers farming techniques, work habits and communication skills to prepare them for jobs or college. With creativity and help from the community, they turned 14 desolate acres into lush gardens of vines, vegetables and fruit trees.
The surge in Hispanic students across the nation is forcing schools to reckon with a deep shortage of teachers who share their cultural heritage.
Youths and young adults between 16 and 26 from immigrant families now represent one in four people in the United States. As they move through secondary and postsecondary education then on to the workplace, replacing older workers, how will they fare?
Behind the Latino demographic growth are young U.S.-born Latinos, who now comprise a majority of the Latino population. On average, they are ten years younger than the general population. As a result, Latinos have younger voters than any other group
Educators have long expressed concern about achievement gaps drawn along racial and socioeconomic lines, but they're not the only ones who notice. Students themselves are troubled by the disparity between white and Hispanic student performance and are trying to turn things around.
In a yearlong investigation, the Applied Research Center found that at least 5,100 children whose parents are detained or deported are currently in foster care around the United States. Many of the kids may never see their parents again.
A new study conducted by Yale University suggests that soft drink and other sugary beverage manufacturers target their marketing campaigns to Latino and African-American children and teenagers.
The only road out of poverty is education. Investing in the educational achievement of the Latino population will not only help determine the economic future and competitiveness of this nation, but can serve as a model for the world.
Hispanics now make up the largest group of children living in poverty, the first time in U.S. history that poor white kids have been outnumbered by poor children of another race or ethnicity, according to a new study.
A major report released jointly this week by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the National Latino Coalition on Climate Change, the Center for American Progress and the National Wildlife Federation finds that nearly one in two Latinos live in areas where breathing is unhealthy and even deadly.
President Barack Obama said that while he can lessen some of the injustices in the current U.S. immigration system, real progress requires changing the law. His obligation as president is to enforce the existing law, Obama said in a White House roundtable.