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May 16, 2022
Strategies for California? Texas university helps students cross finish line
The University of Texas at San Antonio's success at boosting graduation rates, especially for Black and Latino students, may offer strategies for California and other states.
November 9, 2021
More California Latino students attending college, but 'disturbing gaps' remain
Latinos are 39% of the state’s population, yet only one in four students in the entire University of California system identify as Latino.
Betty Márquez Rosales
September 21, 2020
Spanish-language resources help parents deal with challenges of distance learning
Spanish-language resources help parents understand how to navigate distance learning.
Betty Márquez Rosales
November 18, 2019
Students talk through math in this California school. Now test scores are rising.
Math scores for Latino students have more than doubled at Robbins Elementary since 2014-15.
September 23, 2019
San Diego State University program latest to take aim at preparing more diverse, bilingual teachers
Three San Diego area community colleges will send 100 students annually to San Diego State’s bilingual credentials program.
January 22, 2019
Stockton Unified settles state complaint over discriminatory policing practices
State investigators also found that the district violated students' Fourth Amendment rights and the rights of students with disabilities. The district agreed to five years of state monitoring.
November 12, 2018
Latino students in California still lag in college success
A report by an advocacy group says that California's future economy depends on the educational success of the growing Latino community.
June 28, 2018
California’s growing Latino college population brings attention and extra funds
Hispanic Serving colleges may be eligible for extra federal funds. But just as important, backers say, the Hispanic designation gives colleges a recruiting tool at a time when 51 percent of California high school graduates are Hispanic and their enrollments in higher education are increasing rapidly.
November 8, 2017
Latino students in California face large inequities compared to white peers
An Education Trust-West study found wide achievement gaps, even though Latino students make up a majority of students.
July 23, 2017
New class leads to big gains in number of girls, minorities taking AP computer science exams
A new AP Computer Science Principles class focuses on the “big ideas” behind computer science.
June 14, 2017
California urged to improve college access for young men of color
The high school graduation and college attendance rates for black, Latino, Native American and Pacific Islander young men is well below that of whites and Asians. A new study by the Education Trust-West urges barriers be lifted and more support offered for those minority male students.
May 3, 2017
Black and Latino parents worried about funding disparities in schools, poll finds
Parents said they were most concerned about funding, racism and teacher quality affecting black and Latino students. Meanwhile, 89 percent of black parents and 81 percent of Latinos wanted their children to be challenged more in school.