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.

Should cities turn failing public schools over to private, for-profit education companies?

That question is squarely joined in New York City, where Chancellor Harold Levy is asking Edison Schools, a for-profit company, to manage some of its most troubled schools.

3Com Corporation in collaboration with the United States Conference of Mayors, awarded a total of $1 million in networking equipment and consulting services to 10 U.S. cities.

The gap between high- and low-income households and computer ownership is quickly closing and should disappear by 2009, according to a new analysis released by the Employment Policy Foundation. As an upshot of these new home investments, skill and productivity in the workplace will increase.

The epidemic of youth violence in the United States is not over, even though arrest rates for violent crimes by youths have dropped substantially in recent years, according to a report released by Surgeon General David Satcher.

New York Tri-State Hispanic students looking for money to go to college this fall can turn to their local McDonald's Restaurant for help.

Top music industry professionals will shed light on the realities of the music and recording industries to interested senior high school students around the country during the 2001 GRAMMY in the Schools Careers in Music tour which kicks off January 11 in San Francisco.

"Let them dream big" and "Tickle twice a day" exclaims several hundred billboards and bus panels now appearing across Southern California courtesy of Children's Bureau, a non-profit leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.

Verizon Communications and more than a dozen leading community advocacy groups in California launched an independent $25 million fund that will benefit community and educational programs serving the state's low-income, minority, ethnic and other "underserved" communities.

U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley hailed the record $42.1 billion appropriations bill passed by Congress as "a landmark in the nation's commitment to the education of our children."

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