This election isn't merely about the political clout of Latinos. As the largest and fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, Hispanics represent this nation's very future. And right now, we're simply not doing enough to secure that future.
Less than 3 out of 10 Latino high school seniors who took the SAT exams in 2012 are ready for college, the college board announced in a new report Monday.
According to The Urgency of Now: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males, that finds less than 60 percent of Black (52 percent) and Latino (58 percent) male ninth-graders graduate from high school four years later.
A small private liberal arts college in western Massachusetts has announced the establishment of a scholarship fund dedicated to helping undocumented students get degrees.
Latinos have achieved a significant milestone – for the first time ever, young Latinos make up a record 16.5 percent of U.S. college students, matching Hispanics’ overall population representation (16.5 percent).
A worker with just a high school diploma is twice as likely to be unemployed as a worker with a college degree, according to the newest installment of the Face the Facts initiative by the George Washington University School.
According to the group Excelencia in Education, 21% of Hispanics in America hold an associate's degree or higher. This number is significantly less than males in other groups.
California high schools that serve largely Latino or African American students are failing them as pathways to college, according to a new report by a statewide education policy, research and advocacy organization.
As student loan interest rates are set to double in 4 days for 7.5 million students, college leaders of Hispanic Serving Institutions are urging the US Senate to take swift action to freeze the low rate on subsidized Stafford student loans.
Less than 2 percent of teens who have a baby before 18 will have a college degree by age 30. This is sobering, since about half of Latinas will become pregnant by age 20, and they are a large part of the country’s future workforce.
The College Board on Thursday released a resource guide for undocumented students that it hopes will help them navigate the confusing array of state laws and institutional rules that are now in place.
Social justice is central to the mission of Dominican University, a small private Catholic college in suburban Chicago. This year, the school pulled together $274,000 in financial aid for 17 undocumented students.
The cost of attending college could become even more of a burden for many young Latinos. The debate over the cost of student loans has quickly become one of the most pressing topics in the U.S.
If you turn the spigot and a trickle comes out, you might have a pipeline problem. We have leaky pipes when it comes to Latino males and their college-going and graduation rates.