Federal White House Launches Hispanic Education Initiative Led by Miguel Cardona
President Joe Biden said his administration intends to address the "systemic causes" of educational disparities faced by Hispanic students.
Federal High Stakes for Schools If 2020 Census Undercounts Latino Families
For communities with significant numbers of Latino and immigrant residents, the barriers to an accurate 2020 Census count are high—and so are the stakes for their schools, which could lose hundreds of millions of dollars if counts are inaccurate.
School Climate & Safety 'Anywhere I Go, I Feel Threatened': Schools Encounter Latino Students' Fears in Shooting Aftermath
After a deadly shooting that killed 22 people, most of them Hispanic, in El Paso, Texas, superintendents in school systems serving many U.S.-born Hispanic and Latino students, as well as immigrant and undocumented youth, are facing deep anxieties about safety and racism.
Equity & Diversity Latino Enrollment Shrank Where Police Worked With Federal Immigration Authorities
Thousands of students were uprooted from schools over the last decade in communities where local police partnered with ICE on immigration enforcement, a Stanford study found.
Federal The Controversial Couple Heading Trump's Hispanic Education Efforts
He leads the federal office for English-learners. She’s in charge of the White House initiative for Hispanic students. Who are they and what’s the fate of the efforts they oversee?
Equity & Diversity Educating Migrant Children in Shelters: 6 Things to Know
Here's a look at the official education requirements for children being detained, the qualifications for those being hired to provide these children with classroom instruction, and more.
Equity & Diversity A Quest to Give Minority Voters a Bigger Voice on School Boards
Across California, school districts are shifting from at-large elections to single-member districts to make it easier for Latinos and other minority communities to elect candidates to local offices.
Equity & Diversity For English-Learners, a Positive Side to Peer Pressure
Seeing peers with similar backgrounds succeed helps ELLs stay connected and motivated, educators and researchers say.