Kyle Rittenhouse has withdrawn his enrollment from Arizona State University following students had protested and demanded him out of the campus after his "not guilty" jury verdict on his murder charges.
Executive compensation at top-tier public research universities increased 14 percent, between 2009 and 2012, and increased by a third for presidents, equaling a bump to nearly $1,000,000 in annual compensation. The ballooning of salaries for presidents at the top 25 highest-paid public-research university has coincided with student debt growth and faculty disenfranchisement for the last number of years.
The fact that low-income students continue to face an uphill battle, as the rest of the nation's students flourish, is obvious to Bill Admans, co-founder of the Los Angeles chapter of Minds Matter, a tutoring and mentoring nonprofit. In a conversation with Latin Post, Admans talked about the status of low-income students and the ways Minds Matter has worked to improve conditions for them on a local and national level.
States shooting for the 90 percent goal must focus on improving the lives of low-income students and those with disabilities, according to the report; which made state policy recommendations, including a need to foster college/career readiness - by perhaps offering financial incentives to "recover" dropouts, like Texas' policy.
Hispanics (whether Criollo or Mestizo) were recognized as the first American citizens in the freshly acquired Southwest territory, following the Mexican-American War; and Latinos remained a majority in many states until the end of the 19th century. Students in Texas, perhaps, are unaware of these facts, because for a long time, Mexican-American Studies wasn't a priority in the state; however, the Texas State Board of Education has opted to Latino History lessons to the state's children, providing an ethnically oriented state-approved curriculum to Texas schools.