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Universities Pledge Support To Improve Higher Education Success Among Latinos

VOXXI | John Benson | Posted 05.09.2014 | Latino Voices

Now that Latino students are attending college at record pace, education activists are turning their attention to graduating ceremonies. Take for i...

Hispanic College Enrollment Defies National Trend

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2013 | Latino Voices

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Enrollment by Hispanics in U.S. colleges rose 15 percent from 2011 to 2012 even as the overall college population declined, the U...

INFOGRAPHIC: U.S. On Its Way To Closing Latino Education Gap

VOXXI | John Benson | Posted 07.29.2013 | Latino Voices

The Education Trust’s new mini-brief Intentionally Successful: Improving Minority Student College Graduation Rates reveals Hispanic college enrollme...

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...

The Fiscal Cliff: Jeopardizing the Foundation and Momentum Behind Latino Educational Achievement

Jason Resendez | Posted 01.29.2013 | Impact
Jason Resendez

We have started to see a positive shift in Latino educational success in this country and as we approach the "fiscal cliff," we must call on those we helped to elect to protect the programs responsible for this turnaround.

Young Latinos Set School, College Enrollment Records

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 10.20.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON — Hispanic population growth and improved high school completion rates helped Latino young people become the largest minority group o...

Disturbing Revelation About Making It To College

| Posted 07.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Joanna Lin California high schools that serve largely Latino or African American students are faili...

The Top 25 Institutions Graduating Latinos

Posted 03.09.2012 | Latino Voices

In a time when more than half of the country's total population growth was driven by an increase in the Hispanic population, the academic achievement ...

Number Of Young Latinos In College Surges

AP | By JUSTIN POPE | Posted 10.26.2011 | Denver

-- In just one year the number of Hispanics ages 18 to 24 on America college campuses grew by nearly a quarter, while the number of white students th...

For Latino Students, Staying True

Matt Urquijo | Posted 10.10.2011 | College
Matt Urquijo

Latino college students should cherish the opportunity to show America our potential and that we are the driving force to the future. That mentality is what motivates me every day in the classroom.

You Won't Be Alone

Esteban L. Hernandez | Posted 10.10.2011 | College
Esteban L. Hernandez

My parents, who immigrated to the United States from Mexico in the 1980s, never received the opportunity to attend college, so I relied completely on the stories of high school teachers to get a sense of how this college business worked.