Sunday, July 21, 2024

Education of Hispanic Students Subject of President Obama’s Executive Order

The high school drop-out rate for Hispanic students is among the highest in the nation, but President Obama is aiming to turn this around by signing an executive order today at the White House. Arne Duncan, the Secretary of Education, says the order, called the “White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics,” will focus […]

State Board of Regents in Georgia says Undocumented Students Can’t Enroll in Universities

Yesterday, the state board of regents in Georgia ruled that students who can’t prove they are in the country legally won’t be allowed to enroll at the University of Georgia and four other state colleges. The new policies were decried by immigration rights activists and civil rights advocates. “Clearly, we are very disappointed that the […]