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Tag Results for "Hispanic Education News"

“Steps to College” Expects To Aid 2,500 Latino Students in California

Consul General of Mexico in Sacramento, Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez made the following announcement today on behalf of the Steps to College 2013 Steering Committee: continue reading »

Undocumented Students in Colorado Can Qualify for In-State Tuition

The wide political backing for a bill in the Colorado legislature to allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition at public universities appears to assure that the measure will finally pass after six failed attempts. continue reading »

Researchers Say States Should Require Students to Attend School Until 18

A growing body of research indicates that increasing the minimum school-leaving age to 18 not only increases high-school graduation rates but also significantly improves the life outcomes of students who otherwise would have become dropouts, according to an article in the winter 2013 Issues in Science and Technology. continue reading »

Harvard, Sao Paulo Students Finish Course on Energy Challenges

A group of 30 students from Harvard University and the University of Sao Paulo completed a two-week course Saturday in Brazil focused on future energy-generation challenges. continue reading »

Latin America Aims to Improve Education System with New Technologies

Latin America is aware that new technologies can represent a "lever of change" in its educational systems, the director of digital business for the Spanish publishing house Santillana said here Friday. continue reading »

Report: Future High Schools Will Have Smaller Graduating Classes, More Diversity

The 8th edition of Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates, released today by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), indicates that the population of U.S. high school graduates is entering a period of modest decline after nearly two decades of sustained growth. continue reading »

National Louis University Students Use Trip to Mexico For Teaching Preparation

Ten National Louis University undergraduate elementary education students recently traveled to Guadalajara, Mexico to observe teachers, share ideas with their counterparts at two teacher-training universities, and immerse themselves in the country’s culture. continue reading »

Mexican Consulate to Host Steps to College in February

Latino high school students are invited to learn about college admissions and financial aid at Steps to College 2013 in Natomas, on Feb 2nd. continue reading »

Telcel AMERICA, UTPA to Offer Smartphones to Empower Latino Students

Telcel AMERICA, a service provided by TracFone Wireless, Inc., America's largest no-contract cell provider and leader in the communications industry, has partnered with The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) to launch a grassroots initiative to provide the latest smartphones to Latino students, it was announced at a press conference at the university. continue reading »

UC Berkeley Receives $1 Million Donation For Undocumented Students’ Scholarships

Undocumented students attending the University of California, Berkeley, on Wednesday expressed their happiness after receiving a $1 million donation for scholarships from the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund. continue reading »

North Carolina Immigrants Under Temporary Protected Status Qualify for In-state Tuition

A change in admission policy allows immigrants protected under Temporary Protected Status in North Carolina to be able to pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities. continue reading »

STUDY:  Mexican-American Toddlers Lag in Early Language and Pre-Literacy Skills

Mexican American preschoolers fall behind their white counterparts in terms of early language and preliteracy skills, but the social competencies between the two groups are indistinguishable, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley, and UCLA. continue reading »

Will Americans View Spanish as an International Language in the Future?

With more than 420 million people speaking it, the future of Spanish "as an international language" is on the line in the United States, the director of Spain's Cervantes Institute told Efe here Friday. continue reading »

National Hispana Leadership Institute Announces 2013 Executive Leadership Program Fellows

The National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) announces its 2013 Executive Leadership Program (ELP) fellows. Following a competitive nationwide search, 22 Latinas have been selected to participate in this program. continue reading »

NALEO Educational Fund Elects Dallas Mayor as New Chair

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund announced the election of its new chair, Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Pauline Medrano along with new board members. continue reading »

U.S., Mexico Sign Education Agreement

The United States and Mexico signed an agreement to promote student exchanges and increase educational opportunities for young people from both countries, the Mexican Education Secretariat said. continue reading »

Hispanic Access Foundation Helping More Latinos Get Into College

With Latinos now making up nearly a quarter of the 18-and-under population in the country and projected to grow, the importance of promoting and expanding post-secondary opportunities for them has become a critical need. As part of this effort, Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) has made education one of its four core priorities and will be participating in New Futuro's College Prep Fairs. continue reading »

National Louis University Encouraging Teachers to Partake in Education Debate

With the recent teacher strikes in districts throughout the Chicagoland area, the public debate about education has remained at the forefront in the community and nationwide. Many have voiced their opinions about what teachers should do to increase student success and how to do it – often portraying teachers as villains. continue reading »

Nominate Your Candidate for the Immigrant Youth Achievement Award

The American Immigration Council is now accepting nominations for their 2013 Immigrant Youth Achievement Award. continue reading »

Mexican University Receives U.S. Accreditation

During the celebration of half a century of history, CETYS University System in Baja California, Mexico, received the official certificate of Accreditation conferred by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), one of six regional accrediting agencies in the United States. continue reading »