Teachers' voices are a critical element in school improvement, according to a recent study by Public Agenda, the New York-based research and advocacy organization that explores public attitudes around issues affecting public education and other social policy.

According to a survey released by NetDay, a national education technology nonprofit, more than eight out of ten teachers (84%) believe that computers and access to the Internet improve the quality of education.

Daisy Exposito
Media Pledges
Ingrid Smart

At the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies conference in Scottsdale, AZ last week, outgoing President Daisy Exposito rallied the attendees and the media to help continue the momentum the organization has set forth behind major initiatives such as last year's Voto campaign.

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The Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, a new Washington attraction devoted to the exploration of faith and culture, opened in the nation's capital on March 22, 2001.

Chase and MasterCard International are sponsoring the Hispanic Heritage Youth Award for Academic Excellence for the fourth consecutive year. The award will be presented by The Hispanic Heritage Awards Foundation, the nation's most prestigious organization promoting Hispanic excellence.

Hispanic higher education leaders will meet in the nation's capitol this week to urge Congress and the White House to focus more attention on the education needs of the nation's largest minority population.

A top executive recruiter told a business school audience that the nation's underlying economy remains strong and that the continued strong demand for top talent means that job prospects for MBA students are brighter this Spring than many believe.

Verizon Foundation will provide $3 million in grants to the nation's top literacy organizations to help them create an innovative online Web site (www.verizonreads.net) to promote a more literate America.

What's the solution to recruiting minority students into science? The University of North Texas Health Science Center uses a successful outreach program that has earned the institution national recognition.

Gateway, Inc. commemorates the first anniversary of its alliance with the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Education (NAFEO) at the organization's 26th annual conference.

Passionate voices again echoed throughout the Great Hall of The Cooper Union as over 500 high school students and teachers gathered to confront bias and racism at Thirteen's Teen Leadership Institute.

The 49 million students ages 3 to 34 enrolled in the country's elementary and high schools in 1999 equaled the all-time high first set in 1970 when their "baby boom" parents went to school, according to a report released today by the Commerce Department's Census Bureau. Children of new

Literacy programs across the country will benefit from a $100,000 grant awarded to the National Alliance of Urban Literacy Coalitions (NAULC) by Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon Communications.

Setting the stage for the development of a new public/private partnership between beverage companies and school districts, The Coca-Cola Company announced a new approach to supporting education -- including an Education Advisory Council -- that redefines and enhances the Company’s commitment to s