The statistics are staggering. At Stuyvesant High School in New York City, a public school, in a body of 3,000 students there are seven (yes, believe it or not—SEVEN out of 3,000) African American students. Admittedly, there is a high population of Asian Americans at Stuyvesant, but certainly the number of African Americans is clearly […]
US whites fall to minority in under-5 age group
By Hope Yen The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — In a first, America’s racial and ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group, reflecting sweeping changes by race and class among young people.
DREAM Act reintroduced to help undocumented students
A study done in April by the College Board shows that due to financial barriers and exclusions from the legal workforce, only a fraction of undocumented high school graduates go on to college.