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Hispanic Education Gap

Not a Big Fan of My Brother's Keeper

César Vargas | Posted 05.06.2014 | Latino Voices
César Vargas

Poor people are under a great deal of stress. Their spirits are under a lot of stress. To tell them that they have no excuse is not just irresponsible. It's dangerous.

INFOGRAPHIC: U.S. On Its Way To Closing Latino Education Gap

VOXXI | John Benson | Posted 07.29.2013 | Latino Voices

The Education Trust’s new mini-brief Intentionally Successful: Improving Minority Student College Graduation Rates reveals Hispanic college enrollme...

Housing Choice Vouchers Don't Lead to Better Education

Philip Tegeler | Posted 02.03.2013 | Education
Philip Tegeler

America needs more programs that improve educational opportunities for low-income families, not ones that build more hurdles for their children to have successful life outcomes.

Latinos Face The Facts Regarding College Degrees

Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

By Elaine de Valle, VOXXI Higher education pays off. A worker with just a high school diploma is twice as likely to be unemployed as a worker wi...

Hispanic Students Have Highest High School Dropout Rates

Posted 11.16.2011 | Latino Voices

Utah's State Office of Education is concerned about the growing number of dropouts in the state's high schools, the largest percentage of which are Hi...

RECAP: Secretary Of Education Answered Hispanic Education Questions In Virtual Town Hall

Posted 12.03.2011 | Latino Voices

VIRTUAL TOWN HALL, LIVE VIDEO STREAM OCTOBER 3, 2011 FROM 2:30PM ET TO 3:30PM ET The Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, engaged with the Latino...

Report: Wide White-Hispanic Education Achievement Gap Persists

Posted 08.16.2012 | Education

By Molly O'Toole WASHINGTON -- The Hispanic-white educational achievement gap has remained wide over the past two decades, according to a new repo...

Obama Puts The Spotlight On Hispanic Education With Online Town Hall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

On the U.S. Department of Education's blog, the White House announced that President Obama will coordinate with Spanish-language media company Univisi...

The Latino Education Imperative

Giselle Fernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Giselle Fernandez

We must realize that educating our Latino youth is not just a "brown issue," any more than New Orleans was only a "black issue" or merely the crisis of one isolated state.

Principal Boosts Hispanic Performance At Texas High School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

National attention has turned to Hispanic educational achievement following President Obama's latest executive order. Dr. Joe Gonzales, Principal at ...

Obama Signs Executive Order To Boost Hispanic Educational Achievement

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed an executive order Tuesday intended to boost Hispanic education achievement, a priority for a key vot...

Are Some Children More Valuable Than Others? Colorblindness Necessary to Fix Education

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

It is high time to put the race and ethnicity issue - as it relates to student success in this country - in a coffin and bury it forever.