Tagged with Hispanic

Hispanic-Serving Institutions Are Failing Online

Colleges with large Hispanic enrollments offer almost no Spanish on their Web sites. When it comes to serving the nation’s largest minority group, community colleges, liberal-arts colleges, and large universities fail spectacularly. The failure of Hispanic-Serving Institutions—roughly defined by the Education Department as colleges that have a Hispanic enrollment of at least 25 percent—to offer … Continue reading

Nonprofit Group Provides Road Map to Increase Hispanic Degree Attainment

Excelencia in Education released a sweeping policy road map on Wednesday explaining how it believes communities, colleges, states, and the federal government can increase Hispanic graduation rates—a key component of meeting the nation’s college-completion goals. The road map recommends that colleges focus their policy work on increasing retention for working students, growing early-college high schools … Continue reading