Hispanic Americans

Hispanic Americans

Campus of CUNY's Lehman College.
Jun 15, 2022
A new Economic Mobility Index highlights postgraduation outcomes of colleges that serve high numbers of low-income students.

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November 16, 2010
The California Supreme Court unanimously upheld a state statute affording some undocumented students in-state tuition status, overturning an earlier decision by an appellate court Monday.
July 30, 2010
Scholarly groups line up against open access legislation, but anthropologists ask whether researchers' views are being represented.
May 21, 2010
Overturning the ruling of a lower court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has granted Arizona’s Maricopa Community College District immunity from a lawsuit filed by a group of Latino professors who charged that college officials had not sufficiently disciplined a colleague who sent e-mails they viewed as discriminatory.
April 28, 2010
WASHINGTON -- The timing couldn’t have been much better for a group of scholars and administrators advocating for a pipeline to legal status for undocumented college students to meet here.
April 8, 2010
Puerto Rico’s Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez attracted thousands of adult students to an accelerated degree program, AHORA, by stressing the kind of flexibility and practicality that one would expect from a program called “now.”But when administrators and faculty started considering how to expand into the continental United States they realized it wouldn’t work to simply shift their program a few hundred miles north.
April 5, 2010
Whether by choice or by necessity, community colleges are the dominant institution for Latino students: Nearly three in five Hispanic students in postsecondary education attend a two-year college, a far greater proportion than for any other racial or ethnic group.
March 24, 2010
Federal grants specifically for colleges that serve significant numbers of Hispanic students do not require the recipients to show that the spending reaches Hispanic students or that it improves their academic outcomes – and a review of how the funds are used shows that many grantees do not even try to make that case.
March 18, 2010
Analysis shows graduation rates of Hispanic students lag those of white peers at institutions of all levels of institutional selectivity -- but that colleges' practices matter.
February 17, 2010
Students who start as STEM majors complete degrees at far lower rates than do students in other fields, study finds.
February 5, 2010
More colleges and universities are nearing government's 25 percent threshold of Latino enrollment, above which they qualify for additional federal funds.

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