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Tag Results for "Hispanic Students"

MALDEF Announces Investigation Into New Mexico Minority Students’ Lagging Performance

At a conference held by New Mexico’s Latino Education Task Force, an attorney for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) said his organization has launched an investigation into the state’s persistent low graduation rates and test scores among Hispanic students. continue reading »

Grammy-Nominated Artist Gustavo Galindo Shows Support for Latino Youth, DREAM Act

Singer Gustavo Galindo, who was nominated for a Grammy for his disco debut, came out on Tuesday in favor of the DREAM Act after meeting with a group of Hispanic students in Chicago. continue reading »

STUDY:  Mexican-American Students Benefit from Speaking Spanish in School Environment

A new University of Missouri study shows that Mexican-American students who identify and practice speaking their native language have higher grades than those who are put in English-only environments in their schools. continue reading »

Hispanic PR Association Announces Scholarship Gala Honorees

The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA), the leading non-profit organization founded to advance the careers of Hispanics in the field of communications, will honor Hispanic industry leaders continue reading »

National Hispanic University Adds Bachelor Degree Concentrations and More Online Courses

The National Hispanic University (NHU) has introduced several new concentrations, each with some courses available online, in its bachelor’s degree programs in Business Administration and Liberal Studies. continue reading »

The DREAM ACT is Our Future

Protests and rallies outside Capitol Hill, a regular week in Washington D.C. These past couple of days though, have been particularly important in my short adult life. From the 19th to the 20th, hundreds of undocumented students and allies fled to our nation’s capital to push the Obama administration to pass the DREAM Act as a stand-alone bill by this year. continue reading »

Recent Tests in Connecticut Reveal Improvements for Hispanic Students

Hispanic and Black students in Connecticut's school systems continue to narrow their academic achievement gap in math and reading skills. continue reading »