Hispanic and African-Americans in Texas public schools made the largest gains on their Advanced Placement test performance last school year, the Texas Education Agency announced Tuesday.
Florida is setting different goals for reading improvements among its students -- based on race and ethnicity. By 2018, 90 percent of Asian students, 88 percent of white students, 81 percent of Hispanic students, and 74 percent of black students are to be reading on grade level.
With all but four states having adopted them since 2010, districts have little choice but to implement the Common Core State Standards. But many private schools are also making the transition.
The Princeton Review has released its annual guides to law and business schools. The lists also include rankings based on student surveys.
A parent trigger law -- as portrayed in the movie "Won't Back Down" -- may
be on the horizon for Oklahoma.
At Esperanza Academy, which serves 750 students in N. Philadelphia, about 17 percent of the majority-Hispanic student body speaks English as a second language.
UTEP's Master of Business Administration Program was honored at a U.S. Capitol ceremony Tuesday as one of the country's top graduate programs for Hispanic students.
The Texas Education Agency unveiled a new website aimed at preparing students for college and career after graduation.
Asking parents to sit down and read
the titles that concern them before making official complaints in writing has
helped streamline complaints and bring the number of banned books down.
The fate of Sherman Hemsley's body, which is now being claimed by three
people, could be decided next week in an El Paso courtroom as a probate judge
is expected to name the proper beneficiary.
The Hidalgo Independent School District in Texas
has raised the bar on what it means for a school district system to
focus on college readiness.
Latino Leaders of America, a group of volunteer teachers and staff, will help Hispanic students fill the ranks of college-educated local, regional and national leaders.
The U.S. Army will again join the nation in recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 � Oct. 15) by highlighting the educational, leadership and career opportunities it provides for Hispanic youth. The Army will partner with key Latino organizations to help develop the next generation of leaders � either for military or civilian careers � with a particular focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). These partnerships include the Army's support of programs and events hosted by the University of Texas - Pan American, New Futuro, LULAC National
The effects of the Chicago Public Schools strike go far beyond the country's third-largest district, injecting new energy into the national debate over the role of public employee unions while creating odd political dynamics for Democrats and Republicans.