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Tag Results for "Hispanic Education News"

NY Teacher Carmen Rodriguez Still Takes Home $75K/yr Despite Numerous Complaints Against Her

A New York teacher has managed to survive three separate investigations into her conduct in the classroom to continue to earn $75,000 a year, despite a number of written reprimands and a call for her dismissal by the city’s Education Department. continue reading »

Tucson School Board Suspends Mexican American Studies Classes

Effective immediately, the Tucson Unified School District’s (TUSD) ethnic studies program has been suspended after a long and controversial public hearing. An Arizona judge had previously ruled that the continue reading »

Are Latino Students Better Off, 44 Years After California School Walkouts?

The first time I got to listen to Sal Castro speak was four years ago at UC Santa Barbara during my freshman year of college. Last month, I had the opportunity to hear him lecture again continue reading »

New Univ. of Arizona Ph.D. Program Offered in Mexican American Studies, Third of Its Kind in Nation

The University of Arizona has received approval to implement a doctoral program in Mexican American studies – the third program of its kind in the country. continue reading »

MALDEF Law Scholarship Application Deadline Extended

Since MALDEF’s founding, the civil rights organization has awarded scholarships to students who are committed to working to advance the civil rights of the Latino community in the United States continue reading »

Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

Each year, the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute awards the Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders to outstanding high school seniors or college students who are committed to make a change for their community. continue reading »

Tenth Anniversary of Gilman Scholarships that Increase Diversity of American Students Abroad

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), in partnership with the Institute of International Education (IIE), continue reading »

STUDY:  $5.3 Billion in Financial Aid Going to Students Who Don’t Need It

Chris Ogren stands in a frustrated hunch at a window of New York University’s financial aid office, where he’s come for the fifth time in two days to sort out a problem with his $45,000 worth of student loans. continue reading »

New Efforts to Promote Diversity & Reduce Racial Isolation in Education

Today, the Departments of Justice and Education released two new guidance documents – one for school districts and one for colleges and universities – detailing the flexibility continue reading »

STUDY: Latinas Making Consistent Gains in Seeking Higher Education

Young adult Hispanics who are immigrants or the U.S.-born children of immigrants are making consistent generational gains in education and employment, continue reading »

STUDY: Hispanic Students Underrepresented in AP Classes

Only 20 percent of Hispanic students are categorized as college-ready in reading and mathematics, compared to more than 50 percent of white students continue reading »

HACU Presents Ground-breaking Initiatives in Education of Hispanics

The Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) will host its Annual Conference, "25 Years of Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success continue reading »

U.S. Army to Help Latinos Pursue Careers in Science & Technology

The U.S. Army today reaffirmed its commitment to helping more young Hispanics pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by announcing continue reading »

Obama Promotes Student Loan Forgiveness – Hurray Say Latino Students

As President Obama said, “in the United States of America, no one should go broke because they chose to go to college.” That's why the Administration is moving forward with ways to help reduce the burden continue reading »

Pioneer in Hispanic Theological Education is Expanding

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, also known as the Hispanic Evangelical Association, the nation's largest Christian Hispanic organization, announced that Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary continue reading »

Walmart Donates $1 Million for Latino Youth Leadership Development

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation's premier Latino youth leadership development and educational organization, announced a new $1 million grant from Walmart to continue the fall and spring semesters of its award-winning Congressional Internship Program (CIP) through 2015. continue reading »

Univision Announces $300,000 in Scholarships for Hispanic Students

Univision Communications Inc., has announced it would award $300,000 to students around the nation through its new scholarship program "Becas Univision continue reading »

National Louis University Making History with Its Chicago Urban Teaching Academy Program

National Louis University (NLU) is launching the second year of a community partnership, called the Chicago Urban Teaching Academy Program (CUTAP) with Wells Community Academy High School. continue reading »

Shakira Appointed to Obama’s Hispanic Education Advisory Board (VIDEO)

President Obama has appointed Shakira to his Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. continue reading »

Hispanic Youth Getting Inspiration to Pursue Careers in Science, Technology & Engineering

Despite a growth in the number of Hispanics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), recent studies show Latinos are still underrepresented in these critical professions. continue reading »