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Recruiting and Retaining Latino Faculty Members: The Missing Piece to Latino Student Success
(National Education Association, 2011-10-13)
While Latino students are enrolling in greater numbers, Latino faculty have not seen similar growth, making up only four percent of faculty nationwide. 4 These contrasting images between the faculty and student demographics ...
Investing in Higher Education for Latinos - Payoffs for State Economies
(National Conference for States Legislatures, 2011-07-01)
As the fastest-growing and least-educated population, Latino students need targeted support. States can pursue numerous strategies to boost college access and success, including increasing awareness of financial aid options, ...
Winning the Future Improving Education for the Latino Community
(U.S. Department of Education; The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, 2011-09-01)
In January 2011 State of the Union, President Obama made it clear that the most important contest this country faces today is not between Democrats and Republicans but with competitors round the world for the jobs and ...
What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education 2011
(Excelencia in Education, 2011)
The compendium provides a summary of the three 2011 Examples of Excelencia selected, as well as sixteen finalist programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students in higher education. ...
The Academic and Social Value of Ethnic Studies
(National Education Association, 2011)
Ethnic studies includes units of study, courses, or programs that are centered on the knowledge and perspectives of an ethnic or racial group, reflecting narratives and points of view rooted in that group’s lived experiences ...