Under its Native Youth Community Projects, the U.S. Department of Education will make $17.4 million available to organizations, after awarding $5.3 million last year.
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April 10, 2014
The Manchester, N.H. district must make efforts to combat discrimination, after an agreement with the U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights.
March 12, 2014
American Indian high school graduates who took the ACT exam in 2013 were the least likely of any student group to meet any of the college-readiness benchmarks, a new report finds.
May 09, 2013
A record number of Hispanic high school graduates in 2012 went on to pursue higher education, outstripping enrollment of white graduates.
August 02, 2012
None of the public colleges and universities in California, home to a large Hispanic population, earns a top spot on list produced by Excelencia in Education.
October 18, 2010
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics will host an education summit today that will draw on information and ideas gathered in visits to more than 90 communities.
July 30, 2010
Supporting programs that increase the preparedness of Latinos for college and help them to enroll is a grantmaking focus of the Lumina Foundation for Education based in Indianapolis, Ind.