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The State of Education for Latino Students
(The Education Trust, 2014-06-23)
The fast-growing Latino student population constitutes the largest racial or ethnic group in U.S. public schools after the white student population. And while academic achievement for Latino students has increased over ...
The Impact of Financial Aid on Student College Access and Success: The San Antonio Experience
(Excelencia in Education, 2014-03-01)
The success of the financial aid initiative is founded on the premise that the truest impact occurs when the greater community owns and develops solutions to issues that impede student progress. Co-authored by two community ...
How Public Universities Can Promote Access and Success for All Students
(Center for American Progress, 2014-09-09)
Higher education has long been a path to economic security, and this is especially true for low-income students, first-generation college students, and students of color. Current demographic trends show that non-Hispanic ...
Blurring Boundaries: Transforming Place, Policies, and Partnerships
(Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2014-02-01)
By 2020, more than six out of ten U.S. jobs will require postsecondary training. Despite a slight increase in college attainment nationally in recent years, the fastest-growing minority groups are being left behind. Only ...
The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2013: Hispanic Students
(ACT; Excelencia in Education, 2014-05-22)
The report provides a national snapshot of academic performance among Hispanic students in the high school graduating class of 2013 who took the ACT® college readiness assessment. The report makes clear that although many ...
What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education 2014
(Excelencia in Education, 2014-09-30)
This compendium contains a one-page program summary of the four Examples of Excelencia, the fifteen finalist programs, and the ten honorable mention programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of ...
America’s Prosperity: The Academic Success of Hispanics
(Educational Testing Service, 2014-03-06)
The report points out some insights about the higher education success of Hispanics. The main argument is that education, prosperity and competitiveness are inextricably linked, a fact that educators, policymakers and ...