Monday, December 16, 2019

New report: Latino education gains encouraging, countering myths and misconceptions

A new report authored by Excelencia in Education, a top national education think-tank, reveals that new data on Latino education are encouraging, despite challenges, with signs of solid growth. The study, “The Condition of Latinos in Education: 2015 Factbook,” depicts a more accurate sketch of Latino students, with a special focus on achievement while dismissing […]

Excelencia in Education: Placing Latinos in the Financial Aid Conversation

Excelencia in Education is using a Capitol Hill briefing today to release the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded white paper Using A Latino Lens To Reimagine Aid Design And Delivery. “This is a framing document getting people to think about what they can be doing as they develop policy regarding Latinos and federal financial aid,” Deborah Santiago, Excelencia in […]

Guest Blogger Series: Marcela Pinilla “Give the Gift of ‘Un Mundo Bueno!’”

Latino families yearn for the opportunity to make better lives for their children, and that requires a college degree. That’s what inspired me to write a song to make a difference, “Un Mundo Bueno” – “A Good World” – and to use the song to help Excelencia in Education grow its circle of support. When […]