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Spain’s Cervantes Institute to Help Brazilian Troops Learn Spanish

Spain’s Cervantes Institute to Help Brazilian Troops Learn Spanish

The Rio de Janeiro branch of Spain's Cervantes Institute will help train military instructors to teach Spanish to Brazilian army troops, as per an agreement announced Tuesday. continue reading »

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

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 »

Cervantes Institute Partners With Mexican University to Promote Spanish in U.S.

Cervantes Institute Partners With Mexican University to Promote Spanish in U.S.

Spain's Cervantes Institute and Mexico's largest university held talks here Friday on an accord to collaborate in promoting the Spanish language and Ibero-American culture in the United States. continue reading »

Bill to Cut Tuition for Undocumented Students Advances in Colorado

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 »

Cost of College Said to be Keeping Minorities in Poverty

Cost of College Said to be Keeping Minorities in Poverty

Going to college has become a losing proposition for a growing number of minority youth in Colorado who find themselves burdened with student debt in an economy that is short on good-paying jobs continue reading »

Gates Funded Research Uses Latino Perspective to Redesign Student Financial Aid

Gates Funded Research Uses Latino Perspective to Redesign Student Financial Aid

During a Capitol Hill briefing and panel discussion with congressional leaders, Excelencia in Education today released the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded white paper “Using A Latino Lens To Reimagine Aid Design And Delivery.” continue reading »

Bill Gates Discusses Difficulties of Education Investment in Spain

Bill Gates Discusses Difficulties of Education Investment in Spain

Spain "is a good country" that is "going through tough times" amid economic stagnation and a 26.1 percent unemployment rate, philanthropist Bill Gates said in an interview with Efe in Mexico. continue reading »

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

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 »

Honduran Agriculture School Prepares Its Students For Agro-Industry

Honduran Agriculture School Prepares Its Students For Agro-Industry

Escuela Agricola Panamericana, whose motto has been "learning by doing" since it was founded 71 years ago, started its 2013 term with 1,290 students, the majority of them Latin Americans, from 15 countries. continue reading »

Hispanic Studies Returns to Arizona School District Curriculum

Hispanic Studies Returns to Arizona School District Curriculum

Starting next school year, the Tucson Unified School District will once again have to include in its curriculum courses on Hispanic and African American culture as part of a court-approved plan to settle a four-decade-old lawsuit over segregation. continue reading »