April 23, 2014 Consejos
NHU

National Hispanic University to close Next Year

By College for Latinos

The first and only four-year college Latino higher education institution in the nation, the National Hispanic University, will shut down next year.

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U.S. Dept of Ed survey finds troubling Racial Disparities in Public Schools

By Evelyn C. Castillo

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released today the findings of the first survey in 15 years taking pulse of whether all students have equal educational

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mybrotherskeeper

Obama Launches ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative aimed at Young Men of Color

By College for Latinos

President Obama recently unveiled a $200 million initiative with the goal of encouraging young Latino and black men to stay in school and reach their potential for a better future.

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JosephVelasquez

Strategies for Academic Success

By Joseph Velasquez

As an immigrant from Mexico, I know the importance of competent academic coaching, healthy mentorship and sustained role-model guidance.

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AlejandraCeja

Educational Excellence in Action

By Alejandra Ceja

In 2015, the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (the Initiative) will celebrate its 25th Anniversary. The Initiative was established under the George H.W. Bush Administration

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All in the Numbers: Fidel Vargas takes the Helm of the HSF

By Evelyn C. Castillo

It’s all about the number. Fidel Vargas, the recently appointed President and CEO of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), describes his mission and the recent transformation of the organization

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