Trying to Make the Grade
- Education: Challenges and opportunities. // Hispanic;Mar1998, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p24
Focuses on issues affecting Hispanic American school children's chances of getting a good education. Analysis of factors including school funding, bilingual education and magnet schools; Requirement of special programs by Hispanic American schoolchildren; Emergence of initiative in California...
- Frustrated Hispanics call for school boycott in Denver. Schnaiberg, Lynn // Education Week;9/21/94, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p3
Reports on the call of the Hispanic community in Denver, Colorado for school boycott to protest the dismal progress of education of Hispanic students. Lack of change in the issues for 25 years; Complaints as centered on the teaching of Denver's limited-English-proficient (L.E.P.) students;...
- Immigrant parents revolt against bilingual education. Feder, Don // Human Events;03/29/97, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p15
Reports on the opposition of Hispanic American parents to bilingual education. Percentage of the time children under bilingual education are exposed to English; Comparison of the dropout rates of Hispanic and Black students; Conversion of Spanish into the second national language of the United...
- "It's a difference that changes us": An alternative view of the language and literacy learning of Latina/o students. Jimenez, Robert T. // Reading Teacher;May2001, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p736
Addresses the language and literacy learning needs of Latino students in the United States. Reasons for the failure of educators in improving the literacy development of students; Ways by which students use language; Recommendations for promoting school literacy development.
- Hispanic Majority in California Schools. // Language Magazine;Apr2012, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p10
The article reports that California schools have the highest number of Hispanic students in K-12 which are attributed to immigration and childbirth from Hispanic families.
- For Latino College Students, STEM Degrees Pay Big. // La Prensa San Diego;7/13/2012, Vol. 36 Issue 28, p3
The article presents a study that reveals the high earnings of minority Latino college students whose major is science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) compared to their fellow students whose majors are education or humanities in San Diego, California.
- `No more excuses' about Hispanic dropouts. Alicea, Ines Pinto // Education Digest;Dec97, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p55
Presents a report by the Hispanic Dropout Project, `No More Excuses,' regarding the high-school drop-out rate of Hispanics in the United States. Department of Education's delay of the public releasing of the report; How the researchers conducted the study; Components of the report.
- Commitment made to Hispanic students. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;02/12/2001, Vol. 11 Issue 24, p15
Focuses on the United States government's report titled 'White House Strategy Session on Improving Hispanic Student Achievement.' Steps to achieve goals that will lead to increased success of Hispanic students; Contact information.
- Texas Tragedy: No Hispanic Child Left Behind? Martinez, Tony P.; Martinez, Alison P. // Education Digest;Oct2002, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p35
Discusses some findings of surveys that assessed the education of Hispanic youth in the United States. Percent of Hispanic youth who start ninth grade in Texas who have not graduated four years later, according to a study by the Intercultural Development Research Association; Dropout rate among...