Education

BofA Slips Teach for America $10,000

Teach for America picked up a check for $10,000 at a reception hosted by Bank of America and the California Community Foundation.


Crowdfunding for College Is Catching On

Andrew Levin owes the bank $26,000 in student loans, and he'd like you to help him pay it off. Should you be inclined to reduce his bill, Levin, would be pleased to teach you to play guitar, bass, electronic drums or piano.


Hispanics See Long-term Academic Progress

Hispanic students have posted large academic gains since the early 1970s, according to new federal data, narrowing the achievement gap with their white peers in nearly all categories.


Housing Authority Teaches Multimedia Production Skills

Michelle Jackson wanted to encourage the positive aspirations of youth in public housing when she initiated the Pittsburgh Housing Authority's first multimedia production studios in Northview Heights.


Accounting Majors Seeing Strong Job Growth

Do you have a degree in accounting? That's good news because a record number of accountants were hired last year.


NAEP Report: Hispanic Students Scoring Higher

The long-term trend assessment by the National Assessment of Education Progress shows improvement for Hispanic students since the 1970s.


AP Incentive Program Benefits Hispanic Students

Research shows that participation in the national Advanced Placement Incentive Program is particularly beneficial for Hispanic students.


Hispanic Adults Offered Pathway to Higher Education

Ameritas College is offering a new pathway to higher education with the potential to increase degree-completion rates for Hispanic adults.


Student Loan Rates Set to Double

Interest rates on some new federal student loans seem ready to double next week, with a Monday deadline looming and the Senate going on recess Friday.


Students Protest Hike in Loan Rates

Students and others opposed to impending increases in federal student loan rates held rallies Thursday in Manhattan and Emporia, calling on Congress to keep rates low.


NMSU Hires Provost Without National Search

New Mexico State University regents have agreed to hire a former NMSU professor as the university's new provost without first launching a national search.


Islamics Say UCF Professor Promotes Hatred of Muslims

The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says a UCF professor teaches bigotry against Muslims.


Google Taps Texas A&M for Research Sharing Project

Google subsidiary Motorola announced a multi-university research agreement that will streamline joint research projects by funneling company dollars to top researchers across the nation.


NHU, Canada College Partner on B.A. in Child Development

The National Hispanic University and Canada College are partnering up to offer a four-year degree aimed at early childhood professionals who want to strengthen their knowledge and skills while working in the field.


PCC Slashes Tuition for Some Immigrants

Dreams of an affordable higher education are about to come true for some young illegal immigrants who live in Pima County.


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