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New Study Finds Tremendous Unmet Need for Afterschool Programs in the Latinx Community, With...

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Satisfaction with afterschool programs has reached a new high among Latinx parents, but limited access, unmanageable costs, and other barriers are preventing many Hispanic students ...

New Study Finds Tremendous Unmet Need for Afterschool Programs in the Latinx Community, With...

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Satisfaction with afterschool programs has reached a new high among Latinx parents, but limited access, unmanageable costs, and other barriers are preventing many Hispanic students ...

Hispanics’ Consumer Confidence Declines in Fourth Quarter

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Hispanics in the United States did not end 2020 with an optimistic view of their financial situations, even as new COVID-19 vaccines are expected to help the nation recover from ...

Brentwood School Leads Independent K-12 Schools with Racial Equity and Inclusion Initiative

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On Monday, December 14, Brentwood School (BWS), a private K-12, kicked off a year-long diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiative with an online keynote event. The project ...

Savvas Learning Company Partners with Turnitin to Give Florida Students More Personalized Support to...

PARAMUS, N.J., Dec. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Savvas Learning Company, a next-generation learning solutions leader for K-12 education, announced it is partnering with Turnitin® to give teachers using its <a ...

CBT College: 32 years training the South Florida community

MIAMI, Dec. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- With the celebration of its 73rd Graduation as an online Commencement Ceremony, the consolidation of the hybrid teaching model, new courses, and online commemorative activities, CBT ...

The Home Depot Expands Skilled Trades Initiative with “Path to Pro” Program

ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Home Depot® announced today that it is expanding on The Home Depot Foundation's $50 million trades training commitment announced in 2018 with a new education and job placement program ...

2020 HITEC Emerging Executive Program Graduates Announced

CHICAGO, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- HITEC is pleased to recognize 67 fellows for their successful completion of the 2020 Emerging Executive Program. Click here to see a list of the 2020 Graduating Fellows. <img...

Experts hold debate on emotional development programs to prevent depression and violence among youth

MIAMI, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- An expert from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) called for the implementation of emotional development programs to prevent depression, ...

PRSA Chicago Launches Michelle Flowers Diversity Fellowship

CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Chicago, one of the country's largest chapters, is proud to announce the launch of the PRSA Chicago Michelle Flowers Diversity Fellowship. ...

PenFed Credit Union Launches Personalized Financial Education Tool

TYSONS, Va., Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- PenFed Credit Union, the nation's second largest federal credit union, today announced the introduction of a new mobile-first, financial education resource to help members build ...

McDonald’s HACER® Education Tour Goes Virtual, Reaching More Participants Than Ever Before

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- McDonald's is proud to offer its 2020 HACER® Education Tour virtually to help arm thousands of Hispanic students, parents and educators with information to help them navigate the college ...

More Than 100 School Districts Enroll in Khan Academy, NWEA Personalized Learning Offerings

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Khan Academy is supporting more than 100 public school districts across the country as the nonprofit educational organization responds to the unprecedented demands of ...

Leading Organizations Urge Policymakers and Higher Education Leaders to Improve Higher Education Transfer Policies...

Urgent action is needed to tackle the largest anticipated wave of students transferring due to COVID-19, economic­ recession and sig­nificant racial justice implications WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Anticipating ...

The Home Depot Expands At-Home Learning Resources for Kids with Virtual Field Trips

ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced the new educational video series Virtual Field Trips will be added to its digital DIY workshops library, ...

“The education of the future implies abandoning traditional approaches,” says UNICEF expert at Ismael...

MIAMI, October 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- "The education of the future implies abandoning traditional approaches and promoting pedagogies centered on students, as well as ensuring links between schools and communities," said ...

FAU Index Shows Greater Consumer Confidence Among Hispanics

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Consumer confidence among Hispanics continues to recover from the sharp decline at the start of the coronavirus pandemic earlier this year. The Hispanic Consumer Sentiment Index ...

Colgate-Palmolive Announces Annual Haz la U™ Scholarship Program in Partnership with the Hispanic Heritage...

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Colgate-Palmolive is now accepting applications for its annual Haz la U™ ("Make the U") educational grant program for the 2021-2022 academic year in partnership with the <a ...

Princeton University alumni Kwanza Jones and José E. Feliciano make history with major gift

PRINCETON, New Jersey, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Kwanza Jones and José E. Feliciano have made a major gift to Princeton University, a <span...

New Charter High School for At-risk Students Coming to Austin in August

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Austin has thousands of residents who are considered Opportunity Youth, young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are not in school or participating in the workforce. High ...

How One High School is Helping Underserved Students with On-site Healthcare Needs and No-cost...

FRESNO, California, Sept. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Among the challenges low-income families face, access to healthcare is just as much a concern as receiving a quality education. One high school in Fresno is working to improve ...

McDonald’s Is Awarding $1 Million In Scholarships To Assist Hispanic Students During Pandemic

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- McDonald's is proud to announce the company's "HACER® More Scholarship," that is providing 100 additional scholarships for Hispanic students as an extension of the annual HACER® National ...

CBT College continues to hold hybrid classes during the Fall semester

MIAMI, Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, CBT College started today the Fall semester via a hybrid academic model. This learning approach allows students to get hands-on training in the ...

OneWest Bank launches program to give back to local area school children

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- OneWest Bank, CIT's Southern California retail bank division, today launched its second annual <a target="_blank"...

Learn4Life: Now is the Worst Time to Hinder School Choice

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- While legislation is being considered to aid public schools in dealing with the remote learning crisis, opponents of school choice have added clauses that reduce or eliminate funding ...

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