WASHINGTON, April 10, 2012 - To inform state-level action on Latino college completion, Excelencia in Education today released 50 separate research-based fact sheets detailing the current status of college completion among Latinos in each state.

"The United States cannot retain its international competitiveness unless we...

WASHINGTON, January 31, 2012 - Excelencia in Education today announced new grants from the Ford Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, totaling $950,000, to support its ground breaking national initiative, Ensuring America's Future by Increasing Latino College Completion. 

"Latinos will have to almost triple...

MEMPHIS, TN - At yesterday's Radio Ambiente Festival Latino in Shelby Farms Park, Marcela Pinilla did what she does for a living: she sang a song.

But this song was different - and that performance was just the beginning. The song is about changing our world for the better, one small act of kindness at a time. It's called "Un Mundo...

WASHINGTON - U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha J. Kanter and Jon Whitmore, CEO of ACT, joined Excelencia in Education at the U.S. Capitol today to announce the 2011 Examples of Excelencia, top programs that increase degree completion among Latinos at the associate, bachelor, and graduate level.

Top honors went...

SAN FRANCISCO - State and local elected officials joined Excelencia in Education and its partners to release "Latino College Completion: California" at the Westin San Francisco Market Street here today, and to unveil a new expansion of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund's "Generation 1st Degree" program.  Both are part of the initiative...

SAN ANTONIO - Representative Joaquin Castro joined Excelencia in Education at Café College here today to release a new research-based fact sheet, "Latino College Completion: Texas," and to unveil "Graduation Texas: Engage, Advise, Retain, Graduate," a new project by ACT, Inc. to increase college degree completion for south Texas...

WASHINGTON, D.C. [CapitalWirePR] - Excelencia in Education (Excelencia) has received support from Lumina Foundation to further the national initiative, Ensuring America’s Future (EAF) by Increasing Latino College Completion. The $400,000 grant will be used to advance a growing collaboration of more than 50 organizations...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Excelencia in Education, a Washington, D.C. - based non-profit organization was awarded a $1 million grant by the Kresge Foundation to support the organization's mission to accelerate Latino student success in higher education.

WASHINGTON, DC - Excelencia in Education today announced the next step in the national initiative, Ensuring America's Future by Increasing Latino College Completion, at a press conference highlighting the start of a new capital campaign-a human capital campaign. The national initiative is focused on increasing Latino...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A new report released today examines how a growing number of U.S. colleges and universities are adapting their educational practices and policies to better serve the needs of Latino students.

"Emerging HSIs: Serving Latino Students" authored by Excelencia in Education with support from the TG Public Benefits...

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