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Tag Results for "Hispanic Education News"

Colorado College Seeks Latino Support after Cutting Tuition for Undocumented

The president of Metropolitan State College of Denver is appealing to Latinos to back his decision to reduce tuition for undocumented immigrants, a move that some in the Colorado legislature want to undo. In a letter written particularly to Hispanic leaders in Colorado, Stephen Jordan continue reading »

Innovative Program for Latino Students: 100 Role Models in 100 Hours

A tried and tested role model program for Hispanic middle school students will begin in San Antonio, Texas with an initiative to recruit 100 role models in 100 hours. The HISPA Role Model Bureau, a national non-profit organization that provides professional Hispanic role models for young students, is hosting a recruiting event on May 25 at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). continue reading »

Mexican Students Lead Protest Against Political System On The Streets And On the Web

Thousands of university students took to the streets of cities across Mexico to protest against the manipulation of the political system by the media and politicians, saying that they will no longer keep quiet about the situation in the country. continue reading »

Institute for Mexican Studies Open at CUNY

City University of New York inaugurated Friday an institute devoted to Mexican studies and Mexican Americans at Lehman College in the Bronx where 43% of the student population is Latino. continue reading »

Expert Recognizes Issues in Puerto Rican Bilingual Education Program

The academic director of Spain's Cervantes Institute noted here the problems involved in establishing public bilingual education in Puerto Rico, where Spanish is the mother tongue of the vast majority. continue reading »

California DREAM Act Applications Now Available

The California DREAM Act application, approved in October of last year, is now open for students who qualify. Students who qualify under the 'Student Aid Application for Dream Act Students (SAADAS) will receive student financial aid. continue reading »

750,000 School Suspension in California, 41% Blacks, Latinos & Whites Each Represent 21%

A new report from the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the Civil Rights Project, Suspended Education in California’s Public Schools, estimates that more than 400,000 students were suspended and removed from classrooms at least one time during the 2009-10 school year in California – enough to fill every seat in all the professional baseball and football stadiums in the state. continue reading »

Jose Luis Orozco Ramos Using Songs to Educate and Enhance Latino Pride (VIDEO)

Jose Luis Orozco Ramos is a musician who is promoting bilingual education in the United States through popular songs and more than 1,000 school districts are using his method to help immigrant students. "More than ever it involves using the traditions that come from centuries of songs, games, lullabies, tongue-twisters, rhymes," Orozco told Efe. continue reading »

Building a Fire

I have a fireplace in my house in the city and in my cabin in the woods in Northern Wisconsin. When I am at home in the city, on very cold weekend days I like to build a fire continue reading »

First National Internship for DREAM Act Student Leaders

In 2011, the UCLA Labor Center’s Dream Resource Center in partnership with the United We Dream Network developed Dream Summer, the first national internship for DREAM Act student leaders across the country. continue reading »

Latino College Expo in New York City

The Latino College Expo is hosting their 22nd Annual College fair preceded by their 4th Annual Leadership Summit for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are affiliated with program agencies, high schools, and community-based organizations. continue reading »

Hispanic and Black Students More Likely to Face Suspension, Expulsion, or Arrest

In a civil rights report released Tuesday by the Education department, Hispanic and African American students were found to be involved in almost three quarters of arrests as a result of school related issues. continue reading »

Limited Preschool Access Dims Success for Latino Children-And California’s Future

Gabriela Ramos had hardly knocked when four-year-old Fátima Martínez opened the front door of her family's home and ushered in her preschool instructor. continue reading »

Hispanic Association Seeks Nominees for Its Hall of Champions

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) announced that nominations for the HACU Hall of Champions will be accepted through Friday, April 13, 2012, 5:00 p.m. (CDT). continue reading »

Culturally Responsive Teaching Model to Expand in Chicago & Suburbs

Students’ academic achievement and social development grew from a curriculum that uses culture as the foundation for literacy and fine arts instruction—according to a three-year independent study conducted by nonprofit Changing Worlds and its research partner, Loyola University’s Center for Urban Research continue reading »

Number of Hispanics with College Degrees Soars 80 pct

The number of U.S. Hispanics with a bachelor's degree or higher increased by 80 percent between 2001 and 2011, from 2.1 million to 3.8 million, the Census continue reading »

U.S.-Spain Council Now Taking Applications for Young Leaders Program

The U.S.-Spain Council is now accepting applications for the Young Leaders Program. You can download and complete the Application and Program Information Document by clicking here. The application deadline has been extended to February 20, 2012 continue reading »

Smithsonian Latino Center Announces Young Ambassadors Program

The Smithsonian Latino Center is accepting applications for the 2012 Young Ambassadors Program being held June 24 – August 3. The deadline for all applications is Monday, April 9 continue reading »

American Immigration Council Seeks Entries for National Multimedia Contest

The American Immigration Council is calling all young filmmakers and photographers to submit to the 2012 “Change in Motion” Multimedia Contest. continue reading »

Creating a Season

There are seasons of the year when we spend lots of time and energy even money on decorating. We decorate the house inside and out. We wear festive clothing and even costumes. With t continue reading »