At Age 10, Excelencia Still Fighting for Latino Educational Growth

Leaders from Excelencia in Education and Congress, as well as the business and foundation world, discussed the crucial role that Hispanic and Latinos will play in shaping the nations’ fut

Finding Your Workforce: The Top 25 Institutions Graduating Latinos

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March 13, 2012
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The first brief in the Finding Your Workforce series, this report provides a summary of Latinos’ college completion for 2009-10, along with a list of the top 25 institutions at each academic level graduating Latinos from certificates to doctoral degrees. Institutions meeting the basic federal definition of an HSI were also identified.

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Finding Your Workforce: The Top 25 Institutions Graduating Latinos in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) By Academic Level 2009-2010

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July 13, 2012
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The second brief in the Finding Your Workforce series, this report reveals colleges and universities graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering and math fields and selected evidence-based practices to increase Latino student success in these disciplines. The top 25 institutions at each academic level conferring certificates or degrees to Latinos in 2009-10 were located in only six states. Institutions meeting the basic federal definition of an HSI were also identified.

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Finding Your Workforce: The Top 25 Institutions Graduating Latinos in Health Professions and Related Programs by Academic Level

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January 13, 2013
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The third brief in the Finding Your Workforce series, this report reveals colleges and universities graduating Latinos in health care fields and selected evidence-based practices to increase Latino student success in these disciplines. Institutions meeting the basic federal definition of an HSI were also identified.

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Random Access: The Latino Student Experience with Prior Learning Assessment

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October 7, 2014
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Prior learning assessment (PLA) provides opportunities to evaluate a student’s learning from work or life experience for the purpose of awarding college credit. Excelencia in Education partnered with CAEL for this report that examines the experience of Latino students with PLA at 10 postsecondary institutions in the U.S. between 2010 and 2013.

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Helmsley Charitable Trust

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust aspires to improve lives by supporting effective nonprofits in health, place-based initiatives, and education and human services.

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