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Santiago, Deborah A.; Taylor, Morgan; Galdeano, Emily Calderón – Excelencia in Education, 2016
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) enroll over 60 percent of Latino undergraduates and generally enroll a high enrollment of needy students with relatively limited resources. The federal government has funded the development of HSIs since 1995 to expand and enhance their capacity, quality, and the educational achievement of their Latinos and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
Excelencia in Education, 2016
This 2016 fact sheet profiles the status of Latino males in higher education, providing information on population, college enrollment, and educational attainment. While college enrollment among Latino males continues to increase, they still lag behind Latino females in college enrollment--a disparity that increases as the level of higher education…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Males, Higher Education, College Students
Santiago, Deborah A., Comp.; Galdeano, Emily Calderón, Comp.; Taylor, Morgan, Comp. – Excelencia in Education, 2015
Excelencia in Education is committed to using data to inform public policy and institutional practice to achieve our mission of accelerating student success for Latinos in higher education. Every educational experience from early childhood to high school and into the workforce influences the potential for college success. For this reason, this…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Practices, Human Capital
Perez, Eyra A.; Ortiz, Noé C. – Excelencia in Education, 2014
The success of the financial aid initiative is founded on the premise that the truest impact occurs when the greater community owns and develops solutions to issues that impede student progress. Co-authored by two community leaders, Noé Ortiz and Eyra Pérez, the San Antonio experience demonstrates how a community can partner across different…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, College Students, Access to Education, Success
Santiago, Deborah A.; Lopez, Estela – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2013
How does the country accelerate Latino student success in higher education? The U.S. has to find programs and strategies that improve the success of Latino students, and then replicate or scale up those programs and strategies to serve more students. Those are the basic principles behind "Excelencia" in Education's Growing What Works (GWW)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness, Organizational Change
Santiago, Deborah A. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2013
Federal financial aid is critical to student access and success in postsecondary education for many students, including most Latinos. However, three current realities are challenging the effectiveness of federal financial aid policy today: (1) the inability of federal aid to keep pace with the increase in college costs for students; (2) the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, Costs
Santiago, Deborah A.; Stettner, Andrew – Excelencia in Education, 2013
Most Latino students who enroll in college begin at community colleges. This paper highlights how "Excelencia" in Education ("Excelencia"), Single Stop USA, and innovative community colleges across the country are making smart changes in their student services that are helping thousands of Latino students access millions of…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Santiago, Deborah; Soliz, Megan – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2012
Drawing attention to the institutions graduating Latinos in postsecondary education links the college completion goals of the U.S. with the workforce needs of the country. This third brief in the Finding Your Workforce series provides a summary of the top 25 institutions at each academic level graduating Latinos from certificates to doctoral…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, STEM Education, College Graduates, Education Work Relationship
Santiago, D. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2012
Excelencia in Education accelerates higher education success for Latino students by providing data-driven analysis of the educational status of Latinos, and by promoting educational policies and institutional practices that support their academic achievement. This document provides grand total undergraduate enrollment and total Hispanic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Hispanic American Students, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
Santiago, D. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2012
As the Latino population continues to grow, so will the number of Latino college students, and the concentration of these students at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). In federal legislation the definition of an HSI is predicated on enrollment, institution type and control, and degree-granting status. As any of these characteristics of an…
Descriptors: Identification, Federal Legislation, Hispanic American Students, Colleges
Santiago, Deborah; Soliz, Megan – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2012
In 2009, Excelencia in Education launched the Ensuring America's Future initiative to inform, organize, and engage leaders in a tactical plan to increase Latino college completion. This initiative included the release of a benchmarking guide for projections of degree attainment disaggregated by race/ethnicity that offered multiple metrics to track…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Achievement Gap, Associate Degrees
Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2012
In 2009, Excelencia in Education launched the Ensuring America's Future initiative to inform, organize, and engage leaders in a tactical plan to increase Latino college completion. An executive summary of Latino College Completion in 50 states synthesizes information on 50 state factsheets and builds on the national benchmarking guide. Each…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Achievement Gap, Benchmarking
Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2012
In 2009, Excelencia in Education launched the Ensuring America's Future initiative to inform, organize, and engage leaders in a tactical plan to increase Latino college completion. An executive summary of Latino College Completion in 50 states synthesizes information on 50 state factsheets and builds on the national benchmarking guide. Each…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Achievement Gap, Benchmarking
Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2012
In 2009, Excelencia in Education launched the Ensuring America's Future initiative to inform, organize, and engage leaders in a tactical plan to increase Latino college completion. An executive summary of Latino College Completion in 50 states synthesizes information on 50 state factsheets and builds on the national benchmarking guide. Each…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Achievement Gap, Benchmarking
Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2012
In 2009, Excelencia in Education launched the Ensuring America's Future initiative to inform, organize, and engage leaders in a tactical plan to increase Latino college completion. An executive summary of Latino College Completion in 50 states synthesizes information on 50 state factsheets and builds on the national benchmarking guide. Each…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Achievement Gap, Benchmarking
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