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UC Berkeley Receives $1 Million Donation For Undocumented Students’ Scholarships

UC Berkeley Receives $1 Million Donation For Undocumented Students’ Scholarships

Undocumented students attending the University of California, Berkeley, on Wednesday expressed their happiness after receiving a $1 million donation for scholarships from the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund. continue reading »

North Carolina Immigrants Under Temporary Protected Status Qualify for In-state Tuition

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 »

STUDY:  Mexican-American Toddlers Lag in Early Language and Pre-Literacy Skills

STUDY:  Mexican-American Toddlers Lag in Early Language and Pre-Literacy Skills

Mexican American preschoolers fall behind their white counterparts in terms of early language and preliteracy skills, but the social competencies between the two groups are indistinguishable, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley, and UCLA. continue reading »

AZ Schools in Danger of Closing Due to Budget Cuts

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 »

Mexico’s New President Launches Massive Educational Reform for Country

Mexico’s New President Launches Massive Educational Reform for Country

President Enrique Peña Nieto has proposed a bill to reform Mexico's educational system, following through on one of the pledges he made in his Dec. 1 inaugural address. continue reading »

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

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

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

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 »

Study Lists Colleges/Universities with Best Hispanic Graduation Rates

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 »

Will Americans View Spanish as an International Language in the Future?

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

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 »

NALEO Educational Fund Elects Dallas Mayor as New Chair

NALEO Educational Fund Elects Dallas Mayor as New Chair

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund announced the election of its new chair, Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Pauline Medrano along with new board members. continue reading »

New Mexico Urged to Provide Maternity Leave for High School Students

New Mexico Urged to Provide Maternity Leave for High School Students

New Mexico could soon join Massachusetts as the only other state to offer high school students maternity leave. New Mexico is being urged by advocates of the idea, that includes the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico, to make this state law. continue reading »

U.S., Mexico Sign Education Agreement

U.S., Mexico Sign Education Agreement

The United States and Mexico signed an agreement to promote student exchanges and increase educational opportunities for young people from both countries, the Mexican Education Secretariat said. continue reading »

Goya Announces Annual Scholarship Recipients

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 »