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Students of all backgrounds are more accepting of others when they attend a diverse school.

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One joke in particular referred to a hypothetical hanging of a Mexican child as "piñata time."

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In a message to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., Puerto Rico Education Secretary Rafael Roman Melendez further made the case about the commonwealth’s debt crisis and the impact on children’s education.

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There has never been a Latina from Texas elected to the U.S. Congress, and Dolly Elizondo is campaigning to break that glass ceiling for the Lone Star State while championing the issues of education and immigration.

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Although not as well-known as his fellow GOP presidential hopefuls, John Kasich, the current governor of Ohio, has been quietly rising in the polls.

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According to President Barack Obama, real opportunities begin with education, and it's among his key plans for the $4.1 trillion 2017 fiscal year budget.

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Reports have indicated Latinos who attended prekindergarten (pre-k) education showed improved academic and social skills, and Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, is hoping to further expand pre-k funding.

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Dozens of Latino advocacy groups are requesting congressional and Obama administration leaders to update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to reflect the Latino community.

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A sizable chunk of U.S. Latinos believe education is one of the nation's most important issues. A recent survey of the Latino community offers clear opinions on standardized testing, charter schools, school vouchers, education spending, federal government performance and the direction of K-12 education.

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The future appears bright for upcoming college graduates, who can look forward to employers increasing the number new hires at their firms. According to a new report, U.S. operations plan to hire 11 percent more new applicants from the Class of 2016.

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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is pushing federal efforts to expand access for students to pay for their higher education.

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The U.S. Department of Education released a resource guide October 20, helping educators, community organizations and school leaders to better support undocumented youth and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.

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President Barack Obama announced more than $335 million will be invested for Latino students across the country.

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Texting, a chief form of communication for teens, millennials and older Americans, could contribute to the academic demise of high school girls. According to a new report published in the journal Psychology of Popular Media Culture, compulsive texting harms the grades of teenage girls.

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Youth who experience "relationship poverty" are more likely to leave school and fail to graduate, but there are ways to enable success.

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For one Latino congressman, Hispanic Heritage Month provides a perfect backdrop for the second Republican presidential debate.

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