Nearly five million young people between the ages of 16 and 24 were out of school and out of work at the turn of the 21st century, showing little change from figures a decade earlier, according to the results of a new study of U.S. labor market conditions.

A tradition of "neighborhood storytelling" and the sense of belonging that it fosters are critical to the success of Los Angeles urban residential communities, according to a major new study just released by the Metamorphosis Project.

Continued growth in the number of young Hispanics entering college has created a challenge for organizations like LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC), who provide financial as well as counseling support to youth through a variety of programs.

The Advertising Council and the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) announced the launch of a new round of public service advertisements (PSAs) aimed at inspiring dads to spend more time with their kids.

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Philip L. Graham Fund to support NAHJ's scholarship endowment fund.

On June 6, 2001, Florida Governor Jeb Bush appointed Charles Patrick Garcia, the Chairman and CEO of Sterling Financial Investment Group to the 7-member panel of the newly created Florida Board of Education, (FBE), frequently referred to as the "super-board," a government entity charged with the

Results from a new national survey released today reveal that while almost all Americans (99 percent) agree it is important that children be exposed to books and reading at a young age; nearly as many (86 percent) believe children's lack of basic reading skills is a significant problem.

With commencement exercises taking place across the country, The Harris Poll is providing a snapshot of what to expect from a group that is among the front line of the nation’s newest generation – Generation 2001, which comprises those born between 1979 and 2001.

With signs that our robust economy may be slowing and some companies scaling back their workforces, the right job search skills, interview techniques and on-the-job experience are increasingly critical for young people looking to find good paying jobs.

U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige announced that he has selected two talented and experienced individuals who will assume leadership roles in two White House Initiatives housed within the Education Department.

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation's largest and most prestigious Hispanic scholarship-granting organization, released the results of the first independent study commissioned to quantify the impact of increasing the college graduation rate of U.S. Hispanics.

Despite a growing economy and burgeoning student enrollment in U.S. public schools, investment in U.S. public schools has remained stagnant, according to a report released by the National Education Association (NEA).

This spring, over one million college students nationwide will don a cap and gown and be conferred a bachelor's degree. Of this group, most who seek full-time employment will be successful, according to Employment Policy Foundation analysis.

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Sarita Brown - Hispanic Scholarship Fund
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Hispanic children under age 5 are less likely than non-Hispanic children to be enrolled in early childhood education and currently, Hispanic students comprise about 15% of public school students and only about 4% of the public school teachers are Hispanic.

Americans for Fair Chance (AFC) unveiled new research showing that two-thirds of Americans support affirmative action and recognize the value of diversity on college and university campuses.

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