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In Search of the American Dream

By: Oscar Miranda, student, George Mason University

I am a first-generation immigrant and college student. I come from a small poor town in Guatemala where opportunity and a future look dim and

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Intentionally Hispanic-Serving Institutions Foster Students’ Well-Being

By: Shannon Hayes, policy analyst, State & Federal Policy

There are currently 492 Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) in the United States—up from 189 just over two decades ago—which collectively comprise 15 percent of American colleges

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Narrowing the homework gap

By: Raeal Moore, PhD, senior research scientist, and Dan Vitale, policy editor, ACT

Imagine going to school and being asked to complete a homework assignment that requires you to search for material online and write a brief summary

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