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Cuba Arrests 3 in School Cheating Case

Two Havana high school teachers and a worker at a printing company were arrested for selling students copies of a mathematics exam prior to the test, Cuba's official media said Thursday. continue reading »

Union Members, Miners, Students Protest in Chile

Thousands of people turned out Wednesday on another day of demonstrations called by students in several Chilean cities, with union members, port workers and miners joining the throng. continue reading »

From Gangster’s Daughter to Teacher: Watch Pearl Arredondo’s Inspiring TED Talk

Pearl Arredondo grew up in East Los Angeles, the daughter of a high-ranking gang member who was in and out of jail. Many teachers wrote her off as having a problem with authority. continue reading »

Bud Light Donates $20,000 to Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Bud Light Donates $20,000 to Hispanic Scholarship Fund to Commemorate Men's Mexican National Team Tour - Bernardo Meza and David Henson of Anheuser-Busch present $20,000 to Claudia Quezada continue reading »

Colorado Passes Bill to Allow Undocumented Students Pay In-State Tuition

The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday to allow qualified undocumented college students to pay in-state tuition at public universities. After 10 years of negotiations and seven previous rejections, the measur continue reading »

College Board: Class of 2012 Advanced Placement® Results Announced

While Participation and Performance Increased Compared to the Class of 2011, Many High School Students with Potential for Success in College-Level AP® Courses Still Lack Access continue reading »

College Board Offering Free Online Forums for Latinos to Prepare for College

The College Board, a nonprofit leader in education in collaboration with CollegeWeekLive , a leading provider of virtual events for admission to college, launched Destino University continue reading »

Bill to Cut Tuition for Undocumented Students Advances in Colorado

A Colorado Senate committee passed Friday a bill to allow qualified undocumented college students to pay in-state tuition at public universities. With a 4-3 vote, the Appropriations Com continue reading »

NY Councilman Rodriguez Denounces Teacher Bashing

City Council member Ydanis Rodriguez said Friday that teachers in New York City public schools do everything possible to prepare their students and that Mayor Michael Bloomberg insists on discrediting them. continue reading »

University of Puerto Rico Students Demand Elimination of $800 Annual Fee

Students at the state-run University of Puerto Rico on Thursday demanded that Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla eliminate the $800 annual fee imposed last year on top of the standard tuition of $49 per credit hour. continue reading »

National Louis University Professor Carlos Azcoitia to Serve on the Chicago Board of Education

Azcoitia will apply his more than 35 years of educational expertise to benefit CPS students - National Louis University is proud to announce that Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently n continue reading »

AZ Schools in Danger of Closing Due to Budget Cuts

The Tucson Unified School District, the largest in southern Arizona, is thinking about closing 14 schools because of budget cuts. The TUSD faces a deficit of $17 million, large continue reading »

Study Lists Colleges/Universities with Best Hispanic Graduation Rates

A recently released study from The Education Trust listed some of the U.S. colleges making the grade for Latino students. Instead of settling for lower success rates, they are taking responsibility for h continue reading »

CPS Encourages Families to Review Updated Tiers for Magnet, Selective Enrollment Schools

Knowing Tier Data Helps Families Make Informed Choices When Applying to Schools - Chicago Public Schools (CPS) today announced updated tier data is now available via the District’s Office o continue reading »

Florida Public Schools Looking to Set Proficiency Goals Based on Race

A Florida school plan which takes students’ race into account when setting proficiency goals is receiving a lot of criticism from both educators and civil rights groups. The plan, which looks to close the state’s immense continue reading »

Poll Shows Latino Voters Rank Education Higher than Healthcare, Split on Solutions

The latest impreMedia-Latino Decisions tracking poll released today revealed a continued trend in support for President Obama, and increased dissatisfaction with Republican outreach towards Latino voters. Sixty-seven percent of Latino voters said that if the election were held today they are certain to vote for Barack Obama, compared to just 15% for Romney. continue reading »

Luis Soriano Brings Books to Remote Colombian Villages Via the Biblioburro (VIDEO)

Some people just want to watch the world learn, people like Colombian primary school teacher Luis Soriano Bohorquez. For more than a decade, Soriano has been bringing book continue reading »

Cuban-American Researcher Cristina Fernandez-Valle Brings Science to Latino Students

Cuban-American scientist Cristina Fernandez-Valle has devoted her life to the study of neurovegetative diseases that mainly affect young people as well as to being a mentor for minority students who want to become scientists. continue reading »

Undocumented Student, Daniela Pelaez, Continues Fight for DREAM Act from Dartmouth College

Colombian-born Daniela Pelaez, who was on the point of being deported two months ago, is now studying at an Ivy League university and is the image of a foundation the helps other undocumented immigrants who, like her, are crying out for laws be passed that legalize their status in the United States. continue reading »

Children of U.S. Immigrants May Have Academic Advantage

Their mental health is similar to children of native-born Americans, study also finds. Children of immigrants have advantages in academics and school participation, which could help them move toward adulthood more easily than children of people born in the United States, a new study finds. continue reading »