Hispanic children, the largest minority group in public schools as well as the fastest growing, are increasingly showing up in preschool programs, have made significant gains on national math tests, and are posting record high school graduation rates, according to a new study, as reported by The Washington Post. But they still lagged behind their white peers in academic achievement and were more likely to live in poverty and not finish college.
Child Trends, the non-partisan, non-profit research organization,...
- Author: LatinoTimes.com by Susmita Baral
Obesity is a public health epidemic that impacts both adults and children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed, as published in JAMA Pediatrics, that one out of every three children in the U.S. is considered overweight or obese. According to findings from Arizona State University, Hispanics in the U.S. have high obesity rates, with an estimated 55 percent qualifying to fit in that category. But a new study has some interesting findings surrounding how children perceive their weight.
Conducted by the CDC, the
- Author: Nielsen
Hispanics and Millennials are two of the fastest growing and increasingly important consumer groups in the U.S. So it's no surprise that marketers are eager to understand how to connect with these populations. But to engage with those who fall in both groups, Hispanic Millennials, it is imperative to understand the impact of language in order to optimize messaging for this demographic that increasingly identifies as bilingual.
- Author: HispanicMarketingandPublicRelations.com by Elena del Valle
Almost 10 million (9.8 million) people varied their ethnicity responses between the 2000 and the 2010 censuses, according to a paper released by the Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications (CARRA). That represents 6 percent of the population of 168 million who changed their minds about their identity between the two national demographic surveys, according to Preliminary Results from America's Churning Races: Race and Ethnic Response Changes Between...
- Author: California Immigrant Policy Center
The California Immigrant Policy Center released a new report detailing the contributions of immigrants to the state. The report, the latest edition of “Looking Forward: Immigrant Contributions to the Golden State,” features statewide statistics and local data from seven key regions: the Central Coast, Central Valley,...