Topic: Latina

Research Aims to Reduce Teen Pregnancy Among Latinos

July 19, 2011

Latina teens would benefit from expanded sexual education programs in schools and increased flexibility in education beyond high school to prevent unplanned pregnancies, according to a report by social scientists at the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

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New Study Reveals "Inputs" That Boost Latino Students' Test Scores

Feb. 10, 2011

Latina/o students' math and reading Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test scores improve when urban schools increase operating expenditures, decrease student-teacher ratios and increase the number of bilingual certified teachers, says a recent study from The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.

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Exploring Leadership Opportunities is Focus of Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association Leadership Symposium

May 6, 2009

The passion that stirs people to become better leaders will be explored during the 2009 Leadership Symposium presented by the university's Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association (HF/SA) May 12 at The University of Texas at Austin.

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César Chávez statue

Nov. 15, 2007

All corners of the community come together for the unveiling of a new campus statue, commemorating the life of César Estrada Chávez for his tireless efforts to advance labor conditions and civil rights.

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