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U.S. Army, USHLI to Reinforce Education for Hispanic Youth

The U.S. Army is once again joining forces with the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) to ensure Hispanic youth are prepared to attend college and become leaders in their communities. continue reading »

“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 »

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 »

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 »

Univ. of Miami is Nation’s No. 2 Business School for Executive Education For LatAm

The executive education program at the University of Miami School of Business Administration has been ranked as the No. 2 U.S. executive education program for Latin America by America Economia magazine. The just released 2012 rankings also place the school No. 15 internationally among all of the schools ranked. continue reading »

NY Taking Steps to Preserve Spanish Language

Politicians, academics, writers and other representatives of Latino culture took the first step on Wednesday in promoting an initiative that seeks to save and preserve Spanish in New York. continue reading »

800 Public Schools to Expand Access to AP STEM Courses Thanks to Grant

The College Board is announcing the AP STEM Access program, created to increase the number of traditionally underrepresented minority and female high school students who participate in Advanced Placement Program courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines. 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 »

Goya Announces Annual Scholarship Recipients

Goya Foods, America's largest Hispanic food company, announced the recipients of Goya's annual Employee Scholarship, awarded to the sons and daughters of company employees and Goya's nationwide Culinary Arts and Food Sciences Scholarship awarded to students entering their freshman year of college to obtain their first undergraduate degree in culinary arts and/or food sciences. continue reading »

Michelle Obama Recognizes Art Education Programs in Hispanic Schools

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama honored the work of a dozen projects promoting the development of art and the humanities in education, notably the Paso Nuevo/New Step bilingual school of theater, and a program for preserving mariachi music. continue reading »

Denver To Begin Bilingual Education Program For Immigrants

Leaders of the Denver Public Schools and the Congress of Hispanic Educators unanimously approved Friday an agreement on modifying a nearly 30-year-old plan for teaching English to immigrant students. continue reading »

CHCI Announces Congressional Internship Program For STEM Students

Time Warner Cable (TWC) and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) announced today a $150,000 grant to support STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) internships as part of CHCI’s Summer Congressional Internship Program (CIP) for 2013-2015. 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 »

Hispanic Mothers, High School Seniors Eligible for $10,000 Scholarship Opportunity

”Sueña Sin Límites” (‘Dream Without Limits’) is providing mothers with an invaluable opportunity, a scholarship that will help 6 mothers and 6 high school seniors planning to attend an accredited U.S. university during the 2013-2014 school year. 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 »

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Raises $125k In One Night For Latino Students

At these times when the costs of attending college are outpacing financial support from public and private sectors, The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation's largest Hispanic college scholarship awarding organization, raised a record $125,000 and awarded students during its annual Alumni Hall of Fame gala. continue reading »