By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/03/2011 - 17:01 | 0 Comments
Averaging only about 100 viewers during an hour-long live streamed Twitter Latino education town hall, Education Secretary Arne Duncan joined Juan Sepulveda, Director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, in answering a wide range of education questions on Monday afternoon.
By Grace Bastidas | 05/04/2011 - 16:49 | 1 Comment
From 17-year-old Gaby Rodriguez, who faked a baby bump for a school project, to the many girls that expose the challenges of being teen moms on MTV’s 16 and Pregnant, young women are becoming more aware that unprotected sex can have big consequences.
Still, each year 750,000 girls get pregnant, and Latinas account for a large chunk of that...
By Mariela Rosario | 10/22/2010 - 09:30 | 3 Comments
For decades, Latino students have lagged behind when it comes to higher education. But a new study by The Education Trust recently found that a number of universities have not only closed the performance gap but are now graduating Latinos at higher rates than whites. ...
By Mariela Rosario | 10/19/2010 - 13:15 | 0 Comments
President Obama will sign an Executive Order into law today at 1:50PM that will renew the administration's commitment to education for Latinos. The signing of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics follows a week-long National Education Summit and Call to Action hosted by the U.S. Department of Education which...
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