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Tag Results for "Hispanic Education News"

College Affordability in California at Risk for Latinos and Other Minorities

The Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA today released two studies showing that college affordability in California is at risk and financial aid is urgently needed. continue reading »

Amer. Association of Hispanics in Higher Educ Announce Outstanding Dissertations Competition

This competition is open to anyone who has completed a dissertation that focuses on Hispanic(s) in higher education or to any Hispanic individual who has completed a dissertation in the social sciences, broadly defined, between December 2009 and August 1, 2011. continue reading »

Hispanic National Bar Assoc. Set to Hold Annual Career Fair

On September 2, 2011, the HNBA will host its annual Career Fair, the largest Latin Career Fair for legal professionals in the country. continue reading »

Read Conmigo Program Help Hispanic Children’s Bilingual Literacy Skills

Infinity Insurance announced the launch today of the Read Conmigo Program. Read Conmigo provides parents with tools to improve their families' reading habits and foster a lifelong love of reading. continue reading »

New Spanish-speaking Career Scholarship Announced

Metaphrasis Language and Cultural Solutions (Metaphrasis), a leading Chicago-based language services company today announced their medical interpreting scholarship program is now open for applicants. continue reading »

13th Annual Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards Scholarships Now Available

Latino high school juniors across America can apply to the Youth Awards program presented for the 13th year by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF). continue reading »

Telemundo to Launch 2011 El Poder de Saber Education Initiative

Telemundo Communications Group, a leading producer of high-quality content for Hispanics in the U.S. and audiences around the world, today announced the launch of its 2011 “El Poder de Saber” (The Power of Knowing) continue reading »

Announcing 2011 National Keynote Contest

Campus Progress and Colorlines.com announced their 2011 National Keynote Contest. The contest is a call for young people to speak their minds about racial justice for a chance to address over 1,000 attendees at the 2011 Campus Progress National Conference, July 6 in Washington, DC. continue reading »

National Bankers Assoc. Launches Scholarship Program for Minority Students

The National Bankers Association Foundation, Inc. ("NBAF"), the outreach and education arm of the National Bankers Association ("NBA"), will hold its Inaugural Scholarship Fundraising Banquet continue reading »

Government Recognize High-Scoring Students in the 2010-11 National Financial Capability Challege

As part of an ongoing effort to mark national Financial Literacy Month, the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of the Treasury today recognized high-scoring students in the National Financial Capability Challenge for the 2010-11 school year. continue reading »

U.S. Competition to Reward & Spotlight Top Community Colleges

Dr. Jill Biden is set to lead the launch of a U.S. competition to reward and spotlight the nation's top community colleges. The top 120 ranked community colleges are to be announced, and all eligible for inaugural Aspen Prize fund of $1 million. continue reading »

MetLife to Help Promote Positive Academic Outcomes for Hispanic Children

MetLife Foundation's continued financial support of Big Brothers Big Sisters with a $500,000 grant will enable it to expand its services to meet the needs of Hispanic children and families. continue reading »

Hispanic Children Who are Not Reading Well by 3rd Grade, Twice as Likely to Not Graduate from H.S.

Educators and researchers have long recognized the importance of mastering reading by the end of third grade. Students who fail to reach this critical milestone often falter in the later grades and drop out before earning a high school diploma. continue reading »

12% of Students Admitted to Harvard Are Hispanic, A Record Number this Year

The elite Harvard College is reporting that it set a record in minority representation in admissions this year, specifically 12.1% of the 2,158 students admitted were Hispanic. Last year Latinos made up 10.3% of the incoming class. continue reading »

A ‘Taste of College Life’ for High Schoolers at Renown Cambridge College

Every parent has experienced certain degrees of anxiety and stress that their teens have exhibited during their high school years. Guidance counsellors and private educational continue reading »

Sec. of Education Duncan at the Hispanic Assoc. of Colleges & Universities

America’s ability to answer President Obama’s call to “out-innovate, out-educate and out-build” the rest of the world is inextricably linked to the future of the Latino community, said Secretary Duncan continue reading »

Minority Internship Program Seeks 2011 Student Applicants

The Minority Access National Internship Program is offering PAID internships to talented undergraduate and graduate students who want to experience the diversity and scope of career opportunities available in the federal government and other participating entities. continue reading »

CHCI Launches Partnerships for Latino Education Success in LA

Today one in three entrants into the U.S. labor force is Hispanic, and by 2025, Hispanics will be half of all new workers. continue reading »

Examples of Excelencia Initiative

Do you know about a program or department making a positive difference for Latino students at the associate, baccalaureate, or graduate level? Now, more than ever, Excelencia in Education wants to know. continue reading »

Maryland School District Found to be Underpaying Its Foreign Born Teachers

In 2005 Maryland’s Prince George County Public Schools (PGCPS) needed teachers to comply with the new standards put in place with the “No Child Left Behind” law, so it went on a hiring binge. continue reading »