Articles Archive for 2 November 2011
Courtesy Maribel Valdez,
(Laredo, Tx)- Obtaining a college education is generally accepted as both a goal and a value among students today. By eighth grade, over 80% of students indicate that they will earn at least a college degree when asked and nearly half also expect to earn a graduate or professional degree.
To encourage higher education, Laredo ISD is organizing college tours for over 3,000 seventh and eighth grade students from Christen, Lamar, Cigarroa, and Memorial Middle Schools.
Students will be visiting both Laredo Community College and Texas A&M International University this month. …