Hispanic AGENDA, 10/11/14

WASHINGTON (NEWSCHANNEL 8) - The nation's high-school graduation rate is at its highest in decades, and Latino and African-American students seem to be driving the growth. Jeannette Reyes explains what's behind this positive trend.

Plus, an innovative way to get your kids interested in the so-called STEM fields - science, technology, engineering and math.

And on the Roundtable: The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the path by turning away several appeals on Monday, and gay couples started marrying in Virginia.

The decision surprised many, including advocates of same-sex marriage. We get insights from the Washington Blade’s Michael Lavers, El Tiempo Latino editor-in-chief Alberto Avendaño, and Maria Peña, national correspondent for La Opinion of Los Angeles.

Hispanic AGENDA airs in English Saturdays at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. and Sundays at 6 a.m. on NewsChannel 8, and in Spanish on Sundays at 5 p.m. on Telemundo Washington.

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