State Funding Delays Force Schools to Take Out Loans

When state administrators boasted last summer about Arizona's balanced budget and its first "rainy day" fund contribution since 2009, they didn't mention that delayed state payments were forcing many school districts to borrow money to pay teachers' salaries.

Barcelona Champions if Real Madrid Fail to Beat Malaga

Barcelona will celebrate their 22nd Spanish league title on Wednesday if Real Madrid fail to beat Malaga at home.

Finding Work: College Grads Told Experience Critical

Experience is key for college graduates searching for that first full-time job. Internships and other work experience helps make recent graduates more marketable.

Medical Mind: Alissa Gonzalez

Gonzalez is set to finish her third year of medical school in seven weeks, at which point she'll return to San Antonio for the fourth and final year.

Social Media Seminar Slated for Arizona Western College

The day-long seminar will teach business people the latest about social media, websites, smart phones, video, email and brand marketing, analytics and more.

Teacher Evaluations Bill Fails Again in Calif. Senate

A bill that would change the way California schools judge teachers flunked another test, failing to advance for the second time in a week.

Scholarships for Hispanics from Albuquerque Hispanic Chamber

The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce will award more than $89,000 in scholarships to about 80 students at tonight's Education Excellence Banquet, with a keynote address by famed athlete, author and motivational speaker Kyle Maynard.

NMSU President Finalist Murano Shares Land-grant Experience

New Mexico State University presidential candidate Elsa Murano doesn't need to study the issues students face at the school; as a first-generation college student and Cuban immigrant, she lived them, she said.

Florida Considers Raising College Tuition Rates

Legislators in Florida have approved a plan to raise tuition for public colleges and universities by 3 percent next year. The governor would still need to sign the bill.

Obama Student Loans Proposal Draws Fire

The Obama administration has found itself at odds with college students and their advocates -- a key voting bloc -- as well as many of its Democratic allies in Congress over a budget proposal that could have significant implications for college access.

Pueblo Hispanic Chamber Honors Teachers

A Colorado high school math teacher takes a soft approach to working with his toughest students. He will be honored by the Latino Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.

$38 Million Tech Bond To Add More iPads, Teaching Tools

Angela Bagby's students in the autism classroom at Marshall Elementary School can't verbalize the answers to a spelling test or hold a pencil for more than a few minutes at a time because of sensory issues.

UC Davis Enrolling Fewer Freshmen From California

The freshman class at the University of California, Davis will include fewer California students than last year and more students from other states and countries.

NMSU Gets $50,000 Gift

Western Refining of El Paso has donated $50,000 to the New Mexico State University College of Engineering, the Las Cruces school reported.

Hispanic Studies Professor Awarded Fulbright Grant

University of Houston Hispanic Studies department chair Ana Bencomo was awarded a Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant.

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