Ana Cano-Morales http://ripr.org en New Study Highlights Skills And Education Gap In Rising Latino Workforce http://ripr.org/post/new-study-highlights-skills-and-education-gap-rising-latino-workforce <p>Latinos are the fastest growing population group in Rhode Island, but they lack the skills and education needed to get ahead.&nbsp; That&rsquo;s the major finding of a new study published by the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University.</p><p></p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:27:21 +0000 Flo Jonic 23350 at http://ripr.org Closing the Achievement Gap Between Hispanic Students and Their Peers http://ripr.org/post/closing-achievement-gap-between-hispanic-students-and-their-peers <p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font face="Tahoma,sans-serif" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">Students across Rhode Island are returning to school this week, but a new report suggests that some of them are not well served. The Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University finds Latino students in the state’s urban schools are as much as three grades behind their white peers. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 13:17:32 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 20693 at http://ripr.org Closing the Achievement Gap Between Hispanic Students and Their Peers