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Hispanics, who represent about 60 percent of New Mexico's student population, have one of the highest high school dropout rates. "The future of our state depends in large part on what happens with our young students," Diane Torres-Velasquez, the director of the Latino Education Task Force, told Efe. continue reading »
The 8th edition of Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates, released today by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), indicates that the population of U.S. high school graduates is entering a period of modest decline after nearly two decades of sustained growth. continue reading »
While they were talking in a corner, two high school students were shot last night from a truck where they transported several criminals. Also, an adult was injured in Escobedo. continue reading »
At the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) 33rd Annual Convention, the USHCC, Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and Wells Fargo announced a first -time scholarship program reinforcing a commitment to higher education and entrepreneurship. Wells Fargo's $100,000 donation to HSF will support college-bound students who are dependents of USHCC members or past participants in BizFest, an intensive entrepreneurial training program for Hispanic high school students. The program will open for applicants on September 19, 2012, and close on December 15, 2012. continue reading »
High school students need more daily physical activity. High school students nationwide are not getting enough daily physical activity, according to the CDC 2010 National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study (NYPANS), continue reading »