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Ensuring Equal Education Opportunities for All Students

Among the critical responsibilities of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division is working to ensure that all children have access to equal educational opportunities. continue reading »

Telemundo & Hispanic Scholarship Fund Expand Latino Business Program

Telemundo Communications Group, a leading producer of high-quality content for Hispanics in the U.S. and audiences around the world, today announced that the Hispanic Business Salute (HBS), continue reading »

Which Workplace Spanish Program is Best

Consider this. You have a significant amount of Spanish-speaking clients or employees in your company who have trouble conversing in English. Although they may be attending English classes at the local adult school, you are wondering continue reading »

Learning Spanish For Work, the New Niche

A direct outgrowth of diversity training in the workplace, the desire to learn Spanish for work is slowly finding its way into the corporate psyche. The benefits of workplace Spanish seem to be well worth the effort since efficient communication continue reading »

NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund Responds to New Census Data

Yesterday, the U.S. Census Bureau released a report revealing changes in the country's racial and ethnic diversity. While the report reveals that non-Hispanic whites remain the country's largest major race group continue reading »

UPCOMING:  President Obama’s Latino Education Town Hall

Univision will host “Noticias Univision Presenta: Es El Momento – El Presidente, Los Hispanos y la Educación” (The Moment is Now: The President, Hispanics and Education) on Monday, March 28, from Bell Multicultural High School in Washington, D.C. continue reading »

‘26 Seconds’ Campaign to Engage Youth at Risk of Dropping Out of School

Every 26 seconds in America, a student drops out of high school. State Farm has announced the launch of a campaign to address this startling statistic and engage those who can most directly affect change – young people themselves continue reading »

Schools are Failing to Keep Students Safe

The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office recently reached an agreement with the School District of Philadelphia to address reports of severe continue reading »

DC Bilingual Public Charter School Receives Award for Its ‘Healthier’ Initiative

USDA Under Secretary Kevin Concannon joined representatives from the Office of the State Superintendent of Education to present the HealthierUS School Challenge Gold Award with Distinction to CentroNía's continue reading »

Vme Partners with White House on Educational Initiatives for Hispanics

With Hispanics comprising more than twenty percent of the public school population, the White House is focusing on Hispanics, declaring that, "to meet national goals for improving academic achievement, continue reading »

Manual Hernandez Receives Distinguished Science Education Award

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching, has announced the recipients of its 2011 Teacher Awards Program, continue reading »

Secretary of Education Duncan Says 82% of America’s Schools Could “Fail” Under NCLB

Education Secretary Arne Duncan told Congress today that his department estimates that 82 percent of America's schools could fail to meet education continue reading »

60 National Partners Release Roadmap to Improve Latino College Completion Rates

Rep. Charles Gonzalez, Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, former Secretary of Education Richard Riley, and Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, chairman of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, continue reading »

Obama Administration Announces Start of Exam for 2011 Financial Capability Challenge

Starting yesterday, high school-aged students across the country will begin taking a voluntary online exam as part of the 2011 National Financial Capability Challenge continue reading »

National School Breakfast Week Celebrated Throughout Most U.S. Schools

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today marked National School Breakfast Week (March 7-12) by emphasizing the administration's commitment to provide schoolchildren with healthy, well-balanced meals to prepare them for a productive school day. continue reading »

Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for International Photography Announces Grant Opportunity

The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for International Photography is currently seeking to award one social documentary photographic project produced in the journalistic tradition of Manuel Rivera-Ortiz. continue reading »

AT&T Hosting National High Technology Event for Minority Students

AT&T's Hispanic/Latino Association, HACEMOS, joins forces with Junior Achievement (JA) and its JA Job Shadow® initiative, to host more than 1,400 low-income and at-risk high school students in 22 cities across the country for the 13th Annual HACEMOS National High Technology Day. continue reading »

Chicago’s Renaissance 2010: More Success with High Schools

Nearly seven years ago, Chicago launched a plan to create 100 new schools. On February 17th, WBEZ released a school-by-school update on how well those “Renaissance 2010” schools are performing on state tests. continue reading »

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Board Chair, Rep. Charles Gonzalez, Education the Key for Latinos

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus’s new Board Chair, Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez, begins his thirteenth year in Congress with a focus on providing opportunities for young Latinos to achieve the American Dream. continue reading »