HispanicApril 4, 2012

When Labels Don’t Fit: Hispanics and Their Views of Identity

Nearly four decades after the United States government mandated the use of the terms “Hispanic” or “Latino” to categorize Americans who trace their roots to Spanish-speaking countries, a new nationwide survey of Hispanic adults finds that these terms still haven’t been fully embraced by Hispanics themselves.

HispanicAugust 26, 2008

One-in-Five and Growing Fast: A Profile of Hispanic Public School Students

The number of Latino students in public schools nearly doubled from 1990 to 2006, accounting for 60% of the total growth in school enrollments. Projections now show there will be more school-age Hispanic children than school-age non-Hispanic white children by 2050.

HispanicJune 26, 2008

Explaining the English Language Learner Achievement Gap

A new analysis finds that lagging scores of students designated as English language learners can be partly explained by their concentration in low-performing schools.

HispanicNovember 29, 2007

English Usage among Hispanics in the United States

A new analysis of six Pew Hispanic Center surveys finds a dramatic increase in English-language ability from one generation of Hispanics to the next.