Wed February 1, 2012
Latino Achievement Gap Series: Rancho Club
In Las Vegas Nevada the heart of the Latino community is Rancho High School. The school has become a campaign touchstone for politicians courting Hispanic voters. In fact, during the last presidential election, candidate Barack Obama visited Rancho not once, but twice. Yet nearly half of the Latino students who enroll at the school, never finish.
Tonight we bring you the first installment in a new series from the Fronteras Changing America Desk exploring the Latino achievement gap. Reporter Jude Joffe-Block visits a campus club that's trying to change things.