Tag: Latino Achievement Gap

Analysis: Arizona’s best and brightest Latinos

| July 8, 2015
Analysis: Arizona’s best and brightest Latinos

By Dan Hunting • Morrison Institute • Tucson Sentinel A new report from Morrison Institute for Public Policy unveils a bit of good news for Arizona’s education system. The state’s schools have been the source of much anxiety for years. The Latino education gap has been a particular worry since Morrison published Five Shoes Waiting to Drop in 2001. […]

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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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VIEWPOINTS: Bridging the Latino Achievement Gap

| March 10, 2015
VIEWPOINTS: Bridging the Latino Achievement Gap

March 8, 2015 • By Paul J. Luna and Tommy Espinoza • Helios Education Foundation Arizona must prioritize the educational success and degree attainment of our students in order to secure the future economic viability of our state.  As native Arizonans, we know that the most important thing we can do for the future is […]

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