The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, in a rule issued Tuesday, is expanding its oversight to Sallie Mae and other nonbank companies that collect student loan payments.
President Barack Obama's goal is that by 2020, America will again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. To reach it, more low-income and first-generation students must earn a degree. The first hurdle is getting these students to apply.
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities are among the recipients of the GM Foundation Grants for higher education.
Eliette Matos is tailor-made for her next challenge: chair of the Latino Scholarship Fund, which was founded to help Hispanic high school grads pursue higher education.
Janet Napolitano, the new president of the University of California, says she will do more to enroll minority students and advertise the public university's free ride for families making less than $80,000 a year.
Hispanic girls have the power to decide their futures for themselves, say organizers of the annual Wyoming Latina Youth Conference, slated for Oct. 18-19.
Social media presents community colleges with opportunities and challenges as they find new ways to serve their students and community.
It's become an article of faith that universities and colleges must emphasize and expand their offerings in science, technology, engineering and math to meet the workplace demands of tomorrow -- yet research suggests liberal arts degrees are as valuable as ever.
Teach for America is bringing more than 600 new Hispanic teachers to the nation's classrooms this school year, the largest incoming corps of Hispanic teachers in the organization's history.
Cassandra Sanchez, a student at Arizona Western College, got to represent Yuma in the national Hispanic College Quiz show.
Eight school districts in Lee, Union and Pontotoc counties are upgrading with $1 million in grant money from Toyota.
LatinoJustice PRLDEF will host a Twitter interview with its president Juan Cartagena on Sept. 19.
A New York City role model program for Hispanic youth celebrates its sixth anniversary during Hispanic Heritage Month.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan praised the work of El Paso educators Tuesday in preparing students for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and putting them on an early path to a college or university.
Marijess Ramos doesn't have time for antiquated ideas about what jobs are reserved for girls. She wants to build rockets.