Between 1972 and 1998, data from October Current Population Surveys show that dropout is least among whites and greatest among Hispanics, and it has declined among whites and African-Americans since the late 1970s.

Telecommunications giant AT&T has teamed up with MentorNet, a Silicon Valley-based email network that links women engineering students with volunteers in the industry, to boost the ranks of African American and Hispanic women in math, science and engineering.

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), an international educational and scientific society, announced its FREE, one-day education conference that will examine the "big picture" technology issues facing K-12 and higher education, and tackle important questions surrounding what must happen

Colgate-Palmolive recently announced its support of community and literacy efforts led by Major League Baseball all-star shortstop Alex Rodriguez.

For the third year in a row, Pacific Bell is helping educate teens about technology by giving them firsthand experience with some of the most cutting-edge technology offered.

The BellSouth Foundation Board of Trustees today approved the program designs and funding for the Foundation's philanthropic initiatives for the upcoming five-year period.

After reaching tens of thousands of English-speaking youth with its Warning Signs youth anti-violence initiative, the American Psychological Association (APA) developed a Spanish language version of the Warning Signs guide available at no cost to the public.

The first bilingual Spanish language Web site aimed at educating California's Latino elected officials, community leaders and healthcare advocates about the realities of teen pregnancy in the Latino community was launched at http://www.enfrentate.org.

People can teach themselves to think more creatively, according to creativity expert Michael Michalko. They can start by undoing the established thinking patterns that hold them back.

The Hispanic Heritage Awards Foundation has begun its annual search for America's top Hispanic youth with a greatly expanded Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards program.

Harvard Business Review has announced that Robert Goffee and Gareth Jones are the first-place winners of the 2000 McKinsey Awards for their article "Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?" (September-October 2000).

"Have sex to be popular." "Be skinny to fit in." "I’m only 16 but I feel like I’ve been around this world twice." These are some of the provocative things teenage girls are saying about their struggles with sex, peer pressure, and body image.

The year 2000 may have ended with a sluggish outlook for e-commerce, but this past year was a boon for college and university Web sites, according to a survey released by TMP Worldwide Inc.

As violent electronic games and dull programming classes turn off more and more girls, the way information technology is used, applied, and taught in the nation’s classrooms must change, according to a new report, Tech-Savvy: Educating Girls in the New Computer Age, published by the American Asso

The Center for Economic Studies at the U.S. Census Bureau, in
partnership with Duke University, has opened a Research Data Center (RDC) laboratory on the university's campus in Durham, N.C.

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