Schools in the U.S. Are Still Racist, New Report Finds
Schools in the U.S. Are Still Racist, New Report Finds
By Samantha Leal | 03/24/2014 - 11:45

In perhaps not-so-shocking news, a new government report finds that public school students of color are subject to different treatment than many of their white peers, including more punishments and less access t


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Historically Black Colleges Reach Out To Latino Students
Historically Black Colleges Reach Out To Latino Students
By Cristina Arreola | 09/17/2013 - 16:01

Great news! Latino students are among the most highly sought after college students! Historically Black Colleges are turning to Latino students to add more culture and diversity to their student bodies. 


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In NYC, More Latinos are Graduating High School
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 15:24

It's a good day in the world of education, at least in one part of the country. More Latino high school students in New York City are graduating at a higher rate than ever before, although sadly, the number of English Language Learner graduates still lags.


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CEO Funding Scholarships for Undocumented Immigrants
By Samantha Leal | 10/18/2012 - 09:54

Latino CEO Ric Elias has donated a million dollars to launch a non-profit organization called Golden Door Scholars, which will offer full scholarships to undocumented immigrants to attend a college in North Carolina. The college that will support the program has yet to be decided, but Elias is in talks with five North Carolina colleges, reports Fox News Latino


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Court Ruling: Alabama Public Schools Not Allowed to Check Immigration Status of Students
By Samantha Leal | 08/21/2012 - 09:32

A section of Alabama's immigration law that ordered public schools to check citizenship status of all new students was ruled unconstitutional by a federal court on Monday, according to Fox News Latino. But while the court ruled that schools checking citizenship status was unconstitutional, the controversial "show me your papers" provision was upheld.


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New College for Undocumented Students to Open in California
By Samantha Leal | 08/01/2012 - 09:55

A new project called National Dream University, a collaboration between the University of California, Los Angeles Center for Labor Research and Education and the National Labor College, will offer online courses for college credit to young immigrant and labor rights activists who want to attend college.


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