The new president of the University of California system has pledged $5 million to aid students who entered the country illegally.
This year Nevada’s Clark County School District once again faced record enrollment numbers. It is one of the biggest and fastest growing school districts in the nation. To cope with their growing pains the district has put more and more children into portable classrooms.
Poor students now make up the majority of kids in public schools in the western United States. Those same kids are struggling to learn, according to a new report.
New Mexico has a unique culture of tolerance, especially when it comes to immigration. As the federal government stepped up enforcement of immigration laws in recent years, deportations reached into communities and families across the state.
Teachers protesting a proposed education reform bill in Mexico shut down the commercial border crossing between Tijuana and San Diego for 90 minutes.
Nevada schools have the largest percentage of English Language Learners in the country. For the first time, the state has designated funds to go directly towards improving ELL education. The bulk of the money, nearly $40 million, will go to Las Vegas Clark County School District, the biggest in the state.
Mundo Azteca offers university news in Spanish to San Diego State students.
Head Start programs across the Southwest will be facing budget cuts this fall.
This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program taking effect. An analysis by the Migration Policy Institute found that nationwide, an average of 49 percent of young people eligible for DACA have applied.
A recent study from the Pew Hispanic Center shows that, for the first time, Latinos have surpassed whites in college enrollment numbers and more than half of these students are enrolled in community colleges.