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Family of “Mexican Einstein” Looks For Assistance to Pay for Harvard

Family of “Mexican Einstein” Looks For Assistance to Pay for Harvard

The family of child prodigy Luis Roberto Ramirez Alvarez is seeking financial help so the boy can have his dream of studying quantum physics at Harvard University come true. continue reading »

Predominantly Latino Elementary School in California to be Renamed in Honor of Michelle Obama

Predominantly Latino Elementary School in California to be Renamed in Honor of Michelle Obama

A predominantly Latino San Fernando Valley School has voted to change its name to honor First Lady Michelle Obama. continue reading »

10-Year-Old Mexican Prodigy to Begin Harvard This Fall

10-Year-Old Mexican Prodigy to Begin Harvard This Fall

He's only 10 years old but thanks to an IQ similar to Albert Einstein's, Luis Roberto Ramirez will begin the next school year studying applied quantum physics at Harvard University. continue reading »

NYC: Record Number of Latino Teens Graduating from High School

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 »

CHICAGO:  Loyola Medical School Set to Admit Undocumented Students

CHICAGO:  Loyola Medical School Set to Admit Undocumented Students

Loyola University of Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine is making history today by becoming the first big city medical school to admit undocumented students. The school announced they will be waiving the legal residency requirement that deters undocumented, qualified applicants from seeking admission. continue reading »

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

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 »

Primary through High School Education Now Mandatory in Mexico

Primary through High School Education Now Mandatory in Mexico

All pre-university education is now compulsory in Mexico, the government said. continue reading »

Illinois Dream Fund To Give $100,000 in Scholarships to Undocumented

Illinois Dream Fund To Give $100,000 in Scholarships to Undocumented

The privately financed Illinois Dream Fund announced Friday the awarding of the first college scholarships, for a total of $100,000, to undocumented immigrants who have been accepted to universities in the state. continue reading »

Public Relations Group Launches Scholarship Program for Hispanic Undergrads

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 »

Bilingual School in North Carolina Receiving National Attention For Success

Bilingual School in North Carolina Receiving National Attention For Success

A North Carolina school has become a national model for its bilingual curriculum that offers students of different origins an education in both English and Spanish. continue reading »