Of immigrants living in the United States who are age 25 and older, only 27.1 percent had a bachelor's degree or higher in 2008, according to facts put together by the Migration Policy Institute.
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November 03, 2009
October 26, 2009
The American Federation of Teachers has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor that a teacher-recruiting company cheated more than 200 teachers from the Philippines out of thousands of dollars.
October 19, 2009
Guatemalans and Hondurans are more likely to have limited skills in English than eight other groups of Hispanics living in the United States.
October 12, 2009
A report by two researchers from New York University features efforts to integrate immigrants in to their homelands, including a number of after-school projects from around the world.
September 28, 2009
A new guide on the legal rights of undocumented students in schools does a good job in spelling out where courts have ruled on a particular issue and where they have not.
September 21, 2009
Mexicans living in the United States are more likely than Puerto Ricans living here to say they speak English "less than very well," according to five profiles of Spanish-speaking groups published by the Pew Hispanic Center.
September 11, 2009
Some immigrants really go to heroic efforts to make time to attend English classes, as a video about the day in the life of the Evans Community Adult School in Los Angeles demonstrates.
September 09, 2009
The San Francisco school district opened a school at the end of last month that replicates ones for immigrant students that have a strong track record in New York City.
September 08, 2009
U.S. schools aren't doing enough to educate the children of immigrants so that they can compete with upcoming generations of youths in places such as Hong Kong, Korea, and Finland, argue Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carola Suarez-Orozco in a Sept. 5 column in the Huffington Post.
September 01, 2009
Children of immigrants account for about one-quarter of children in the nation under age 5, and their share of school enrollment will grow as they move into elementary school, according to a report on student demographics by the Washington-based Urban Institute.