The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education is an Hispanic higher education magazine. Published bi-weekly, The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education covers news, events, and trends of prime importance to academic institutions and professionals, with feature articles on issues affecting Hispanics in higher education

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 17, June 9

Author Rolando Hinojosa-Smith: Writing about Life and Truth in Border Towns
Dr. Rolando Hinojosa-Smith was serving as the chairman of the Mßm * department of modern languages at what is now known as Texas A & M-Kingsville when a student gave him an interview to read. It featured author Tomás Rivera who had won a prize for...
Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream
Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream by Suzanne Mettler 2014. 272 pp. ISBN: 978-0465044962. $27.99 cloth. Basic Books, New York, N.Y. www.basicbooks.com (212) 340-8136.The fight pitting public education...
Develop a Performance-Based Funding Model
Earlier this year, Michigan's Gov. Rick Snyder announced his intention to use part of the state's $971 million threeyear surplus to finance a 6.1 percent increase - or an additional $80.3 million - for Michigan's 15 public universities. It would be the...
Franklin & Marshall's College Prep Program Steps Up Diversity
When Daniel Porterfield was named president of Franklin & Marshall College (F&M) in 2011, a private, liberal arts college in Lancaster, Pa., one of the first issues on his agenda was stepping up its efforts to attract multicultural students qualified...
Graduation Rates Improve Dramatically Via Accelerated Associate Degree Programs
American students are enrolling in college in record numbers, but they're also dropping out in droves, stated David Kirp in a New York Times opinion piece earlier this year. Kirp, a professor of public policy at University of California, Berkeley, pointed...
Helping Latino Students Develop Confidence to Learn and Succeed
Community colleges are the main entry point into higher education for a majority of Hispanic students; unfortunately, the completion of community college certificate and degree programs as well as the continuation to graduation from four-year colleges...
Interesting Reads
Raza Studies: The Public Option for Educational Revolutionby Julio Cammarota (Editor), Augustine Romero (Editor), David Stovall (Foreword)The Mexican-American studies (MAS) program in Arizona's Tucson Unified School District set out to create an equitable...
On Paying Attention to Details
A man's accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail - John Foster DullesOne of the first things Latino students realize when they enter higher education is that more is expected of them and others than ever before. Professors...
Ramírez, Nixon and the Latino Odyssey
Latinos do not take to writing political memoirs involving the White House because frankly we have never been or seemed to be that close to the action, Latino presidential advisors today not withstanding.When the Latino ascension in national affairs...
Scholars' Corner
I began my doctoral studies after five years of teaching in public schools with the aim of studying language policy and access issues for Latinos, and particularly English learners, across the United States. My interest in these topics derives from both...
Uncensored
ARE YOU BILTTERAIE? - A new challenge now confronts educators of K-16 students from all backgrounds and abilities. It's biliteracy. Hispanic educators are accustomed to bilingualism: teaching a child not only to speak in two languages but also to read...
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