Tag: Hispanic students

Opinion: Solving Latino achievement gap critical for Arizona’s future

| June 17, 2015
Opinion: Solving Latino achievement gap critical for Arizona’s future

By Lea Marquez Peterson and Eileen Klein • Special to the Arizona Daily Star Hispanic students today represent nearly 42 percent of total enrollment in our K-12 system. By 2035, the U.S. Census estimates that a majority of Arizona will be Hispanic. Yet Hispanic students are less likely than the general population to enroll in […]

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Latino Education Gains Are Encouraging: New Report

| January 28, 2015
Latino Education Gains Are Encouraging: New Report

January 23, 2015 • By Juan Castillo • NBC NEWS LATINO Despite challenges, a top education group said the national data on Latino students is encouraging and shows solid growth. “The conversation about Latinos and education is often very deficit-based, where we’re English language learners, we’re high school dropouts and we’re illegal immigrants,” Deborah Santiago, vice […]

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