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Obama Looks to Expand Access to Education for Hispanics

President Barack Obama's administration will carry out an "aggressive campaign" to make sure the middle class, particularly the Latino community, has better access to education from kindergarten through college, the director of the White House Domestic Policy Council said Tuesday. continue reading »

SURVEY: States Increase Aid to Students

States increased need-based grant aid to undergraduate students by 6 percent in the academic year 2011-2012, while total state financial aid to students grew by about 2 percent, according to an annual survey released Monday. continue reading »

NYC: Record Number of Latino Teens Graduating from High School

The number of Latino students who graduated from New York City's public schools increased by 54 percent in 2012, compared to figures from 2005, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday. continue reading »

STUDY:  College Degree Obtainment at Record Levels for All, Including Latino Demographic

A new report from the National Center for Education Statistics shows that a record number of people are obtaining their college degree including Latinos and African American students. continue reading »

Public Relations Group Launches Scholarship Program for Hispanic Undergrads

The Hispanic Public Relations Association's New York Chapter announced the creation of the HPRA-NY Scholarship Program to assist New York area students of Hispanic descent (origin) achieve their educational goals. continue reading »

72 Percent of Spanish Teachers Go On Strike

The State Platform for Public Schools on Thursday labeled the general strike staged at all levels of the educational system in Spain "a total success," while officials said a low number of educators and students took part. continue reading »

Gordon Tech College Prep Gets Ready to Celebrate Its Many Academic Successes

Chicago’s Gordon Tech College Prep is getting ready to celebrate its unique approach to getting Latino students into traditional four-year colleges. continue reading »

North Carolina Immigrants Press for In-State College Tuition

Pro-immigrant groups in North Carolina stepped up their pressure Tuesday on state legislators to approve a bill that would allow undocumented students to pay resident tuition at public universities and community colleges. continue reading »

Foot Locker, DoSomething.org Announce Recipients of Scholar Athletes Program

Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. and DoSomething.org unveiled today the twenty recipients of the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program. Each student will receive $20,000 in college scholarships, totaling $400,000. continue reading »

Number of Minority Business Professors in U.S. Has Quadrupled Since 1994

The number of doctorally-qualified minority (African-American, Hispanic-American, and Native American) professors at U.S. business schools has quadrupled since 1994, due largely to the efforts of The PhD Project, an award-winning program aimed at increasing diversity in America's business management ranks. continue reading »

Hispanic Education: California Migrant Head Start Program Can be Model

Long before President Obama triggered a new national interest in universal preschool earlier this year, a Central Valley-based Head Start program for children of migrant workers has been breaking down barriers that have kept Latino families out of early learning programs. continue reading »

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, Chicano/Latino Student Champion, Dies at 67

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, mentor and advocate to countless minority students and the first high-ranking Latina administrator at a top university, has died at age 67 from lung cancer. continue reading »

ConnectEDU to Build Online Community for Hiring Our Heroes

ConnectEDU, a worldwide leader in developing innovative, human capital development solutions, was selected by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to build the online Hiring Our Heroes Talent Community. continue reading »

HISPANIC EDUCATION:  Latino Students in Virginia Schools Highly Segregated

UCLA released a new study showing Latino students are increasingly segregated in schools, particularly in Northern Virginia, where they make up the largest minority group. continue reading »

NHU Partners With StraighterLine to Expand Access to Higher Education

The National Hispanic University (NHU) and StraighterLine announced today an articulation agreement that will enable students to transfer StraighterLine's American Council on Education (ACE)–recommended courses for credit at NHU. continue reading »

Cervantes Institute Partners with University To Strengthen Masters in Spanish Education

The Cervantes Institute and the Menendez Pelayo International University are increasing their cooperation in a master's degree program in teaching Spanish as a foreign language. continue reading »

UT Austin, Mexico’s Escuela de Mercadotecnia to Offer Digital Marketing Program

The Professional Development Center (UT-PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin proudly announces a new partnership with Mexico's Escuela De Mercadotecnia (EDEM) to offer a new Digital Marketing Certificate Program for marketing professionals working in Mexico. continue reading »

UT Austin, Mexico’s Escuela de Mercadotecnia to Offer Digital Marketing Program

The Professional Development Center (UT-PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin proudly announces a new partnership with Mexico's Escuela De Mercadotecnia (EDEM) to offer a new Digital Marketing Certificate Program for marketing professionals working in Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Educational Congress Discusses Role of NGOs in Educational Policy

The 6th International Educational Innovation Congress drew thousands of participants to Mexico City, where they examined new trends in the field, science education and the role of non-governmental organizations in setting educational policy, an organizer said. continue reading »

Thousands of CA Teachers Missing Needed Credentials – Latinos Majority in Most of those Schools

In Hispanic Education news, California Watch found that thousands of California teachers lack the appropriate credentials, especially those class rooms filled with English-learning students and schools where Latinos majority. continue reading »