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Minority Students Face Harsher Punishments, Report Shows

Posted 12.05.2011 | Education

Black and Latino students are disproportionately more likely to experience harsher punishments by schools for infractions and misbehaviors, according ...

How This Hurt Latino Students, And Regulators Let It Happen

AP | By GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 10.26.2011 | Education

FRESNO, Calif. -- California pesticide regulators discriminated against Latino schoolchildren when they annually approved a powerful pesticide used ne...

Bullying Victims See Lower GPAs, Especially High Achieving Blacks and Latinos

Posted 10.24.2011 | Education

Bullying victims often cite lasting psychological damage as a consequence, but a new study shows that those who are bullied also suffer academically, ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Young Latinos Vital To Reaching National College Degree Attainment Goals | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices

Daniel Perez narrowly avoided the fate of navigating his young life armed with only a high school diploma. His family had emigrated from Mexico whe...

KIPP Student Recalls Tough Path To Graduation, College

Patch | Sonja Sharp | Posted 08.18.2011 | Education

Every day for four years, Norma DeLeon Zarate would remind her son Francisco this day was coming. "For as long as I can remember, she was saying, 'Yo...

Federal Aid to the Schools -- Wasteful or Helpful?

Jack Jennings | Posted 06.21.2011 | Education
Jack Jennings

The proportion of students who are the focus of federal aid is growing. Thus, we should reconfirm our commitment to bringing about greater equity in education.

Pass The iPad? Why Low Performing Schools Need Digital Media

Craig Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Craig Watkins

What if young people were encouraged to view their mobile phones, cameras, and iPods as learning devices and tools for critical citizenship and engagement in their communities?