In September 2010 Excelencia in Education announced the five campuses selected to receive SEMILLAS grants. The acronym for Seeding Educational Models that Impact and Leverage Latino Academic Success is SEMILLAS, the Spanish word for seeds and reflects the initiative's goal of growing good practice at the grassroots level.
Learn more about the Growing What Works initiative....
Thank you for submitting your RSVP for Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Press Conference on Latino College Completion
from 9:00am to 10:30am at the National Press Club - Zenger Room located at 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor in Washington, DC.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Excelencia in Education Honorary Board Member, Arthur Levine, chronicles the devastating effects of high-poverty neighborhoods on Latino youth.
Unequal Fortunes written by Arthur Levine and Laura Scheiber
From the Publisher
In this powerful book, Arthur Levine (president of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation) and coauthor Laura Scheiber...
A significant result of the Latino Student Success project is the production of data tools focused on Latino students and the development of the Accelerating Latino Student Success (ALASS) Inquiry Model. The inquiry model and data tools offer an encompassing strategy for data gathering and analysis with regard to institutional practices for Latino student success.
The tool below...
(by invitation only) Location
Holiday Inn Capitol,
550 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024
(closest airport: DCA - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport)
June 7, 2010 5:30-7:00pm, Reception