36 Latino Stars Who Went To College!
36 Latino Stars Who Went To College!
By Latina Staff | 11/12/2014 - 12:05

With so many celebrity magazines in the world and so many entertainment shows, there’s not much we don’t know about our favorite celebrities. But one thing most people don’t know is where their favorite celebs went to la universidad! Find out where your favorite Latino celebs went to college.


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Manuela Hernandez Graduates from School at 100 Years Old
100-Year-Old Abuelita Finally Graduates From School!
By Amaris Castillo | 06/28/2013 - 12:39

An abuelita is now a graduate! According to MSN Now, 100-year-old Manuela Hernandez has finally graduated from elementary school.

Hernandez, who hails from Mexico’s Oaxaca state, had to drop out of school after just one year because her family needed additional support with chores.


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Eva Longoria
30 Latino Stars You Never Knew Went To College!
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 05/22/2013 - 15:57

With so many celebrity magazines in the world and so many entertainment shows, there’s not much we don’t know about our favorite celebrities. But one thing most people don’t know is where their favorite celebs went to la universidad! Find out where your favorite Latino celebs went to college.


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Shakira Appointed to President Obama's Education Advisory Board
Shakira Appointed to President Obama's Education Advisory Board
By Fox News Latino | 10/05/2011 - 18:19

President Barack Obama appointed Shakira to his education advisory board in the hopes of assisting children in need throughout Latin America, The Associated Press reported.


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Education Officials Host Twitter Town Hall
Education Officials Host Twitter Town Hall
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/03/2011 - 17:01

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.

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Pew Center Report on Ethnicity & Education
Pew Center Report: Record Number of Latino Kids in College
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/25/2011 - 13:20

There are more Latino kids in college than ever thanks to a 24-percent spike in enrollment in just one year that also helped the U.S. reach all-time high levels of enrollment of 18-to-24 year olds by October 2010, according to a new Pew Hispanic Center report. Latinos are now the biggest minority group on campuses.


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NCLR Panel: Government & Parents Must Step Up Education Efforts for Latino Kids
NCLR Panel: Government & Parents Must Step Up Education Efforts for Latino Kids
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/26/2011 - 11:37

Latinos must organize at the community level in order to better education while the federal government has to start considering factors outside education when it comes to figuring out how to curb the Latino dropout rate, said a panel of education activists and experts—including two Congressmen—at the National Council of La Raza’s annual conference.


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Cesar Conde
President Obama Appoints Hispanic Education Commission
By Irasema Romero | 05/27/2011 - 11:19

President Barack Obama has gathered a group of 15 Hispanic education and business leaders to help close the education gap that exists among Hispanics—only 50% of Latinos graduate from high school.

He announced Thursday the selection of the Hispanic Education Commission that includes Univision Networks president Cesar Conde and Francisco G. Cigarroa, chancellor of The University of Texas (UT) System.


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Soledad O'Brien
Soledad O'Brien Explores Education in America for CNN & Latina Magazine
By Mariela Rosario | 05/06/2011 - 17:00

CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien has joined Latina magazine as a contributing editor with a quarterly magazine column highlighting the social and cultural issues affecting Latinos. Her new column, Beyond the Numbers, debuts in the June-July 2011 issue with a column exploring education in the United States. In the column she profiles Maria Castro, a brilliant young Latina student who is smart, talented and ambitious but still finds the educational system is failing her.


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We Heard You President Obama! A Guide to Educational Resources for Latino Families
We Heard You President Obama! A Guide to Educational Resources for Latino Families
By Erika Ramirez | 03/29/2011 - 22:03

Something that resonated loud and clear to us from President Obama’s appearance on last night’s Univision town hall broadcast on Latino education was that if we don’t improve education, specifically for Latinos, then “we won’t succeed as a nation.”


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