Monday, April 6, 2009

Puerto Ricans Falling Behind

In a study of second- and later-generation immigrants between the ages of 24 and 32, for example, 24 percent of the Puerto Ricans were high school dropouts, compared to 16 percent of the Dominicans and 13 percent of the South Americans, who were from Colombia, Ecuador and the full article here...

It's not just about stressing the importance of education to our own children but to our entire families. I've been surfing the net, looking at the various social networks and looking at latino news to keep abreast with what's going on. While there are many doing positive and uplifting things it disturbs me to read and find out that Puerto Ricans are still falling behind.

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