There were a couple of Internet glitches, and some teachers had trouble
signing on, but that didn't dampen their enthusiasm Monday as they collected the
iPads that will become their primary instructional tools for the new school year
in Los Angeles Unified.
An effort to raise awareness about dyslexia in Hispanic and black students
expected to make its way to Houston in November.
The University of California spent $11.22 billion on its payroll last
year, up 6 percent from the year before, according to figures released
More than 300 Hispanics came together last week in Houston to explore identity and activism in the community at Teach for America's staff and corps member summit.
The University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville are working
to develop a joint masters degree in business administration for executives.
Mitch Daniels pledged to promote academic
freedom when he became president at Purdue University, but records show he took steps to stifle opinions he disagreed with.
First lady Michelle Obama used a trip to her hometown Thursday to make
the case for the kind of career mentoring and college preparation that high
school students are getting from a Loop nonprofit group.
Given the national trend expected to one day mean Hispanics are a majority population, researchers have pointed to current data about higher education attainment among Latino men as a serious concern.
CalPERS is spending heavily on real estate again, but the latest buys reflect newfound caution on the part of the public employees retirement plan.
The White House and a bipartisan group of senators have reached a deal to lower student loan interest rates, which jumped from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent.
Texas Tech ranks 47th in the nation for Hispanic students earning their
bachelor's degrees, according to a new list of the top 100 schools for Hispanic baccalaureates.
David Petraeus, former director of the CIA, will be a CUNY visiting
professor for $1 after a to-do over his original six-figure pay, officials
The Diamante Awards Committee seeks nominations for its annual
student scholarships and awards for
service to the Hispanic community.
A language school at California Lutheran University is teaching English
to students from all over the world.
Teach for America picked up a check for $10,000 at a reception hosted by Bank of America and the California Community Foundation.