Researchers suggest that by about 2035, Arizona will become a majority-minority state and by about 2042, a Latino-majority state. With those statistics in mind, panelists at a community forum Wednesday in Yuma spoke about their concerns as to what that could mean for the future of Arizona and its economy if the achievement gap in education between the growing population of Latino students and non-Hispanic white students is not addressed.
The announcement was made Monday at a special meeting of the university's Staff Senate. University officials said the decision on the layoffs was difficult.
Illinois State University is being recognized among the top 25 public institutions in the country by The Education Trust for improvements in the graduation rates of Hispanic students.
James Fairfield-Sonn is stepping down as dean of the Barney School of Business at the University of Hartford on June 30.
Florida has one of the lowest graduation rates in the country, according to preliminary data released this week by the federal government.
Leaders of a project dubbed JustPublics@365 hope to change academic conversations about what research looks like and connect research to wider audiences through social media.
It wasn't much, but Georgia education officials could always puff their chests and point to other Southern states where graduation rates are lower. No more.
"Hispanic/Latino students, immigrant students, and low-income students would be left behind in schools that are more racially and socioeconomically isolated," the groups wrote in a joint letter to the seven Novato Unified School District board members.
Connecticut has failed to meet court-ordered benchmarks for integrating Hartford's largely black and Hispanic public school system.
"The contract with Texas A&M is the largest contract of its type within the industry and covers a broad spectrum of services, including dining services, janitorial, landscaping and building maintenance."
Without a high school diploma, young adults can drift into the ranks of lowest-paid workers, aid-supported parents or street corner hoodlums. The dropout problem becomes everyone's problem.
Board members Oscar Medrano, Hector Leal and Anna Cruz want Rodriguez to hold the special meeting Nov. 26 or 27, at which time the board could vote on incentive payments of $1,000 for teachers and administrators.
HSF's recent gala raises $125,000 for Hispanic college students through social fundraisers.
A consortium of leading U.S. universities says it is moving forward with an innovative for-credit online education program.
California State University, Stanislaus, students remain
apprehensive about possible fee hikes even after regents postponed a vote on
them in the wake of the passage of Proposition 30 last week.