Focus on Hispanic education

'Just look around you at the end of the program,' the Texas Tech vice president for institutional diversity told a packed ballroom. 'There's no lack of presence. This is the level of commitment you have expressed.'

Nothing less than a full-scale effort across the educational spectrum will help Hispanic students achieve the same academic success as their white counterparts, some of the region's top educators said Wednesday.

"Just look around you at the end of the program," the Texas Tech vice president for institutional diversity told a packed ballroom. "There's no lack of presence. This is the level of commitment you have expressed."

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