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.
Thanks to voter-approved Proposition 30, Los Angeles Unified students will attend school for 180 days this year, the first time since the 2008 financial crisis that the district's academic calendar won't be shortened by a lack of money.
It's a natural question: Why -- just a week after voters approved Proposition 30 to alleviate cuts to California schools and tuition increases at its colleges -- are California State University trustees considering a new set of student fees?
A growing chorus of education policy advocates is urging the U.S. Department of Education to strengthen graduation-rate accountability in states that have earned waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act.
A $10 million gift from David Dollinger will link one of the nation's most respected graduate degrees in real estate with a distinguished alumnus of USC, University of Southern California president C.L. Max Nikias said Monday.
A Riverside office building that has never been used since it was completed four years ago will be the home of the University of California's consolidated payroll and human resources operations, it was announced Monday.
Sitting at her laptop hunting for a part-time job, University of California-Davis student Isra Sebiaa spotted an "office help" ad that sounded incredibly appealing.