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The State of Latinos in U.S. Higher Education

Dr. Ricardo Azziz | Posted 06.17.2015 | College
Dr. Ricardo Azziz

Two recent reports provide an enlightening picture of the state of higher education for Latinos in the U.S. While there have been encouraging developments over the past 10 years, Latinos remain underrepresented and underserved across virtually all post-secondary education sectors.

How This Bill Could Benefit Latinos

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 05.10.2014 | Latino Voices

A bill approved in the House to expand access to quality charter schools could potentially have a big impact on a number of Latino parents looking for...

Expert Slams 'Education On The Cheap' For Latino Students

VOXXI | John Benson | Posted 03.16.2014 | Latino Voices

VOXXI is dedicated to recognizing those working in the field of education for making a difference and setting the example for our future generation. ...

The Brown Invasion and the Mistrust of Academia

César Vargas | Posted 05.13.2014 | Latino Voices
César Vargas

Education should not solely be used to attain a good job: it opens our minds. That is the best way to break our real and imaginary shackles: mental, physical and spiritual.

Ana Maria Benedetti

Eva Longoria: College Graduation Rates For Latinos Aren't Keeping Up With Demographic Changes | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 07.21.2013 | Latino Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- Eva Longoria wants equal access to higher education for all Latinos. The actress and Latino rights activist spoke about the importan...

Is Texas Ready For This Change?

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 06.12.2013 | Latino Voices

Latinos are now the largest ethnic group in Texas public schools, surpassing non-Hispanic whites in Lone Star State enrollment for the first time in h...

More Latino Students Take AP Exams, But Many Still Lack Access

VOXXI | Josh Cantor | Posted 02.25.2013 | Latino Voices

The recently released College Board’s 9th annual Advanced Placement – AP Report shows that more than 19 percent of public school graduates in 201...

Latino Education Goals Need Better Alignment To Workforce Needs

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

As the Obama administration aims to reach their college graduation goals by the end of the decade, attention turns to the over 50 million Hispanics in...

Latinos Face The Facts Regarding College Degrees

Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

By Elaine de Valle, VOXXI Higher education pays off. A worker with just a high school diploma is twice as likely to be unemployed as a worker wi...

Hispanics, Broadband and the Digital Textbook Revolution

Jason A. Llorenz | Posted 07.20.2012 | Latino Voices
Jason A. Llorenz

Digitally literate Hispanic college graduates are key to meeting our future workforce needs. To get there, digital technology must also be integrated into the education mainstream. We now have a five-year goal that may help make this happen.

America needs Latino healthcare providers

Jose Antonio Tijerino | Posted 06.20.2012 | Latino Voices
Jose Antonio Tijerino

Although Latinos represent nearly 17 percent of the overall population, the Census Bureau reports Hispanics are glaringly underrepresented in healthcare fields making up only two percent of nurses, just over three percent of pharmacists, and under four percent of physicians.

Hispanic Students Have Highest High School Dropout Rates

Posted 11.16.2011 | Latino Voices

Utah's State Office of Education is concerned about the growing number of dropouts in the state's high schools, the largest percentage of which are Hi...

Census: More Hispanic Students Graduating, Attending College

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 08.09.2011 | Education

MIAMI — A higher percentage of young Hispanic adults is finishing high school, and the number attending a two-year college has nearly doubled ov...

Obama Puts The Spotlight On Hispanic Education With Online Town Hall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

On the U.S. Department of Education's blog, the White House announced that President Obama will coordinate with Spanish-language media company Univisi...

Obama Signs Executive Order To Boost Hispanic Educational Achievement

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed an executive order Tuesday intended to boost Hispanic education achievement, a priority for a key vot...