Log Out | Member Center



KU to work on program to help Latino youth

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 7:29 a.m.

The University of Kansas is going to help two of its professors develop a program to help Latino youth, KU said in a statement released Monday.

The professors, Michelle Johnson-Motoyama and Paula Fite, will use a grant to address health concerns and promote youth development, KU said. They will work with a charter school in the Kansas City area. Most of the enrollment there is Latino, KU said.

Among issues they will study with the students: teen pregnancy, and drug and alcohol use. They will also look at how best to intervene and solve those problems, KU said.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The Wichita Eagle welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views. Please see our commenting policy for more information.

Have a news tip? You can send it to wenews@wichitaeagle.com.

Search for a job


Top jobs