ERIC Number: ED485836
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug
Pathways To Hispanic Family Learning
US Department of Education, Washington, D.C, Jun 16, 2005
It's a real honor to be with you all today. You have dedicated your lives to advancing the American ideals of equality and opportunity--principles that for centuries have drawn millions of people to risk everything to come to this land. And there is no faster path to equal opportunity than a good education. It is the key to the American dream. And thanks to your hard work, that dream is alive and well. That's why we called this summit. You touch thousands of Hispanic families each day. We need your help spreading the word about No Child Left Behind. We can't fully realize the promise of this law unless families first know all their rights. It's a big job, and I can't do it without your knowledge, commitment and years of experience. I need your help. We need your help. Our children need your help. When we passed No Child Left Behind, we made a great promise, and it's a promise we must keep. I know how high the stakes are. And I know you do too. There are now almost 10 million Hispanic children in elementary and secondary schools in this country. And I'm committed to keeping the promise of No Child Left Behind for every one of these children.We know every one of them can learn. And together, we will make sure they all do.
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Equal Education, Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students, Federal Legislation, Family School Relationship, Educational Quality
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Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.