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View Resource Hispanics, High School Dropouts and the GED [pdf]

Published in May 2010, this 24-page paper from the Pew Hispanic Center looks at the pathways to a General Educational Development (GED) credential exam taken by Hispanic high school drop-outs in the United States. Written by Richard Fry, the report notes that just one-in-ten Hispanic high school drop-outs has a GED, as compared to two-in-ten black high school drop-outs and three-in-ten white high...

http://www.pewhispanic.org/files/reports/122.pdf
View Resource Center for the Mathematics Education of Latinos/as

The effective mathematics education of Latinos and Latinas is the focus of the Center for the Mathematics Education of Latinos/as (CEMELA), and their website gives a more in-depth explanation of the importance of their work, in "About the Center". Their research has found that "given the unique language, social, and political issues associated with Latino/a students and communities, a...

http://math.arizona.edu/~cemela/english/
View Resource SACNAS Biography Project

In 1973, a group of minority scientists founded the non-profit Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). The mission of the group is to help Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists "attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science." As part of that mission, the SACNAS Biography Project offers a searchable database of accomplished...

http://bio.sacnas.org/biography/