December 16, 2017 Vida
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Possibilities for the Future

By Elia Quintana Director of Corporate Relations, LULAC National Educational Service Centers

What does Latino academic achievement look like? Unfortunately, that picture has historically been a bleak one, when our students are compared with other ethnicities.

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Latinos Critical to Improving U.S. Economic and Educational Competitiveness

By Luis Tavel

Many would argue that higher education is the economic issue of our time. Unemployment rates of those who have not earned a college degree

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Fighting on the Front Lines

By Evelyn C. Castillo

A decade ago hardly anyone knew what a “Dreamer” was. Fast-forward to the present and this group of youthful, undocumented activists is everywhere—making headlines in the New York Times

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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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First-Ever White House Film Festival features Latino Students

By Evelyn C. Castillo

President Obama recently hosted the first-ever White House Student Film Festival, which featured two selections produced by Latino students.

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