Two-thirds of Silicon Valley students in grades 8 and 11 do not plan to pursue high-technology careers, according to a survey of 2,500 local students that is part of a study released by global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney and Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network.

With the U.S. Supreme Court weighing the constitutionality of school voucher programs, a newly released analysis of a national survey reveals widespread opposition among all groups.

For the first time in its history, the National Education Association (NEA) is partnering with the nation's leading Hispanic organizations to promote Latino political empowerment.

In response to public interest in Islam, which has dominated the world's news since September 11, the Education Division of public television station Thirteen/WNET New York has produced two videos and accompanying study guides based on its series, "Religion & Ethics Newsweekly."

Henry G. Cisneros, former Secretary of HUD says, "The hottest business professional effort involving Latinos in the United States of America today is the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)."

La Agencia de Orcí & Asociados has debuted several new Hispanic Honda ads for Students Run LA (SRLA), a youth oriented program surrounding the City of Los Angeles Marathon.

The White House announced the appointment by President George Bush of Charles Patrick Garcia, Chairman and Founder of Sterling Financial Group of Companies, to the "President's Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans."

3Com Corporation in collaboration with the United States Conference of Mayors, awarded $500,000 in networking equipment and consulting services to five American cities. To date, this is the fourth-phase of the company's Urban Challenge Program bringing the total grants awarded to $3 million.

More than 40 years after the height of the Civil Rights Movement and the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., a major national survey administered by The Gallup Organization has found that many Americans do not view integration as an issue of critical importance in their workplaces and communities,

Dell is calling for interested school districts to submit proposals for Dell TechKnow, a technology training program that
teaches middle school students to take computers apart, put them back together, and at the end of the program take their computers home at no cost.

English lit or Spanish conversation? Football or soccer? College or a job? Each new academic year spells decisions for high school students.

A new issue of The Harris Poll shows a remarkable drop, for the second year in a row, in the strong sense of alienation that many people, particularly people with less education or low incomes, feel toward the rich and powerful.

The Hispanic Heritage Awards Foundation announced applications for its annual search for America's top Hispanic high school seniors in 12 cities will be posted on http://www.hispanicawards.org , Dec. 21, and distributed to area schools by Jan.

On Tuesday, December 11, the three-month anniversary of the September 11 tragedies, Harris Bank's Hispanic Banking Group will host a special community forum in Spanish called "A Road to Healing/Camino A La Recuperacion."

A new Harris Interactive survey finds that almost everyone thinks that there are some words and expressions that should not be used in front of young children and that most people would prefer not to hear some of these words and expressions

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