Blog: Latino Ed Beat
Latin Americans who migrate to the United States today are more likely to have achieved higher levels of education than their counterparts before them, according to recent studies examining the migration patterns of foreign-born Latinos.
Nearly 1 million students studied abroad in the United States last school year — among them more Latin American students than ever before, according to a new study by the Institute of International Education.
University of Louisville President James Ramsey made national headlines after he was photographed wearing a sombrero and multi-colored poncho at a Mexican-themed Halloween party last month.
Mexican American children used to be separated from white students in schools because of their Hispanic surnames and the assumption that their English-language skills weren’t good.
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After hosting a controversial Mexican-themed Halloween luncheon where staff members were photographed wearing sombreros and holding maracas, the president of the University of Louisville met with Latino student groups to apologize.
Painted skulls don’t often have a place in a classroom, but the Mexican holiday associated with these props just might be a good opportunity to teach bigger lessons about cultural traditions and even death.
Hispanic students in Sioux City, Iowa, say they’ve been bullied since Donald Trump made controversial comments about illegal Mexican immigrants during his presidential campaign announcement speech, prompting hundreds of students, parents and other residents to protest the Republican candidate’s appearance at
Ethnic studies programs have had their fair share of controversy in this nation, but researchers maintain they can be a way to improve engagement and student outcomes.
Coming off a successful initiative to get legal driving privileges for undocumented immigrants in Delaware, a Latino activist group in the first state has now turned its attention to education.
When a California middle school’s election results didn’t reflect the diverse demographics of the student body, Principal Lena Van Haren saw it as a teaching opportunity.
When a group of Harvard educators surveyed ninth-grade teachers and their students during a recent experiment, they found students who had common interests with their teachers started to perform better academically. The improvements were especially remarkable among black and Latino students.