Topic: Hispanic

For Men of Color, High Academic Motivation Does Not Bring Academic Success

March 17, 2014

Despite higher levels of engagement in the community college experience from rarely skipping classes to accessing tutoring services more frequently male students of color have lower academic outcomes than White male students who are significantly less engaged, according to a recent University of Texas at Austin report.

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College of Education Awarded Grants to Boost College Engagement and Graduation Rates of Latinos

Aug. 27, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas  The Kresge Foundation and the Greater Texas Foundation have awarded The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) two grants totaling $437,000 to develop strategies for improving Latino student engagement and college completion rates.

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Study Shows Jim Crow-Era Segregation Persists in Texas Schools

Aug. 13, 2013

A first-of-its-kind study from researchers in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin shows that, in addition to being isolated by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status, English language learners in Texas schools also are separated by language, suffering what has been term

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Hispanic Leadership Summit: Hispanic Vote 2012 Understanding Our Strength

Sept. 25, 2012

The McCombs School of Business Hispanic Leadership Initiative's 4th Annual Hispanic Leadership Summit, Hispanic Vote 2012: Understanding Our Strength, will focus on the role of the Latino vote in the 2012 election. U.S. Congressman Charles Gonzales will keynote the event.

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iPods in Classroom Can Boost Academic Time and Resources for English Language Learners

Aug. 30, 2012

Providing English language learners (ELLs) with iPod Touches, or similar handheld devices, can increase learning time and motivation, according to a study from The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.

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