Education

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.
October 17, 2013
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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.
October 01, 2013
Teachers protesting a proposed education reform bill in Mexico shut down the commercial border crossing between Tijuana and San Diego for 90 minutes.
September 20, 2013
New Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky
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.
September 09, 2013
Mundo Azteca offers university news in Spanish to San Diego State students.
August 28, 2013
A Latina student in school
Head Start programs across the Southwest will be facing budget cuts this fall.
August 15, 2013
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.
August 12, 2013
Carlos Ezeta with student
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.
August 08, 2013

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