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Technology Presents New Educational Opportunities for Latino Youth

Two recent events underscored the importance of utilizing digital tools to inspire students and demonstrated the intersection between technology and education. On March 5th, AT&T's Hispanic/Latino Association, HACEMOS, held the 15th annual High Tech Day in 31 cities across the country. The same week, the Pew Internet and American Life Project released a report that revealed how teachers are using technology in their classrooms to enhance learning and engage students.

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Developing Education Initiatives for City’s Young Mexican Immigrants

About 41 percent of all Mexican immigrants 16 to 19 years old in New York City have dropped out of school, according to census statistics — more than double the rate of any other major immigrant group and more than four times the city’s overall rate.

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Ill. Teachers Lack Bilingual Training

Few Illinois teachers are trained to educate English-language learners and only a small number are interested in obtaining the credentials to work with these children, a study has found.

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Immigrant Children Lag Behind, Posing Risk

The education, health and socioeconomic lot of the children of immigrants, the fastest-growing population group in the U.S., has raised concerns about how those children will perform when they enter the workforce.

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The Face Behind the Cause

One student's plight propels the DREAM Act forward.
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Spanish-Language Education Fair Aims For College Dreams

Thousands of parents waited in line Saturday morning for an education fair aimed at Hispanic families hosted by the Austin Independent School District.

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Cesar E. Chavez High School Doubles ELL Student Pass Rate on the CAHSEE by Implementing Intervention Programs

Cesar E. Chavez High School (Calif.) has seen great gains in pass rates on the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) through the implementation of intervention programs including Revolution K12’s CAHSEE 380 and CAHSEE Intervention.

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