Activist will meet with schools, delivering DVDs and materials to help get more Hispanic students on the path to college. The event is timed to coincide with Mexican Independence Day on Sept. 16.
Miami Dade College (MDC) will host a summit that will emphasize the economic case for American Latino advancement, including wealth building, education, immigration, civic participation and American Latino leadership across sectors.
Spurred by growth in the share of U.S. students who are Hispanic, a group of educators, business people, government officials, and health-care professionals met here this month to discuss ways to forge a more focused advocacy agenda for Latino students and English-language learners.
More than one-fifth of U.S. public school children are Hispanic, according to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, a number that is expected to increase to one-third by the middle of the century.
When he was 6 years old in Mexico City, Elioth Gomez's mother made the decision that she
would illegally bring him into the U.S. to give him a better life.
Hispanics are now the largest minority group at four-year colleges in the U.S., and comprise 25 percent of the nation's public elementary school students, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by the Pew Hispanic Center.
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) threw a three-day celebration for the first graduating class of RMHC/HACER National Scholarship recipients in Chicago, topped off by a graduation ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center.
California State University plans to freeze admissions for in-state students and accept more out-of-state and foreign students have sparked controversy.
In these days of texting and Facebook and Twitter, school officials want to take no chances.
Teachers huddled around iPads last week, hoping that by the time school starts
they'll be half as good at making digital movies as the fifth-graders whose video report on Lewis and Clark they watched.
At 24, Ally Lincoln is a rarity in her circle of friends. She has a college diploma along with a robust paycheck, benefits and a well-marked path for career advancement.
Partnership formed between private and public sectors benefits education -- five California students address why education matters and receive $1,000.
College sports' governing body Monday suspended Penn State's football team from post-season bowl play for four years and fined the university $60 million for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Student loans soared beyond students' ability to pay due to the same lax lending that brought on the subprime mortgage crisis, two U.S. agencies said Friday.
The United States' growing Hispanic population is now more than 50 million, and this shift in demographics has a profound effect on how companies conduct business today.