Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Report Reveals Lack of College Readiness for African-American and Latino Students in Silicon Valley

On Wednesday the nonprofit group Innovate Public Schools released the report Broken Promises: The Children Left Behind in Silicon Valley Schools. The report shows the huge disparities between African-Americans and Latinos compared to Whites and Asians when it comes to college readiness. The Innovate organization hopes to present strategies for academic achievement in these communities to ensure every student in the Silicon Valley has the chance to enter college and attain professional success. Irene Rible filed this report from San Jose