Effective Practices at HSIs

This smaller database just of HSIs pulls from our Growing What Works (GWW) database and is a resource for institutional leaders, funders, policymakers and others looking for asset-based approaches and programs that show evidence of effectiveness in accelerating Latino student success at HSIs. The larger GWW database includes a wider representation of practices at nominated institutions and organizations across the country.

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Institution
San Bernardino Valley College
Academic Level
Associate
State
California
Issue Areas
Access

San Bernardino Valley College is home to a Middle College High School.  Beginning in the 10th grade, students are taught high school curriculum by high school teachers in classrooms located at the SBVC campus.  The students are concurrently enrolled in up to 11 units of college classes.  The high school students attend classes along with students in the general college student population and...

Institution
University of Texas at El Paso
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Access

In 1986, Mother-Daughter Program was developed at the University of Texas El Paso, on the U.S.- Mexico border, as a school retention and college recruitment program for middle-school Hispanic girls who are at risk of dropping out of school before high-school graduation. The Mother-Daughter Program organizes activities to help girls and their mothers work together to set goals that will lead...

Institution
CUNY Lehman College
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
New York
Issue Areas
Academic Program

Latino students in the Multilingual Journalism and Mass Communication Programs take core courses in Ethnic Media and Marketing as well as journalistic writing courses in both English and Spanish.  The students can also study journalistic writing at Sacred Heart University of Puerto Rico through a special online bilingual journalism program agreement.  The program has international...

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