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Surprising Stats About Latino Students

Surprising Stats About Latino Students

By Natalie Gross Latino Ed Beat Is the future of America “brown”? That question was asked of Mark Hugo Lopez, director of Hispanic research for the Pew Research Center, at EWA’s first Spanish-Language Media Convening in Dallas last Thursday. The reporter who asked the question was referring to the future of Latinos in the United


Report: Hispanics Make Up 21% of New HIV/AIDS Infections

SaludToday Hispanics comprised 21% of new HIV/AIDS infections each year in the United States. About 1 in 36 Hispanic men and 1 in 106 Hispanic women will be diagnosed with HIV at some point, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Latin Post reports. That’s why the CDC launched a new Spanish-language campaign,


What salsa dancing has to do with language learning

By Britta Schneider Language Magazine As a linguist focusing on language and globalization, I became interested in the language use and linguistic identity of Spanish speakers abroad. Surprisingly, in countless Google searches on Spanish users in Europe and Australia, the majority of websites I encountered were not by native Spanish speakers but by people engaged