White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
August 6, 2015Houston’s Private, Public Sector Leaders Answer White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics’ “Commitments to Action” Call
Leaders from Houston’s public and private sector answered a call to action from the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (Initiative) by announcing an investment of nearly $11 million to furt
May 9, 2013
*Editor's Note: A Spanish-language version of this press release is provided below.
December 9, 2011
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan today announced the appointment of José Rico as the new director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. The Initiative is in charge of expanding academic excellence and improving educational opportunities for Hispanics for President Obama and Secretary Duncan.
May 27, 2011U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Swears in Presidential Advisory Commission Members Tasked with Helping America Out-Educate the Rest of the World
WASHINGTON – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the Court's first Hispanic justice, swore in more than a dozen newly appointed members of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics at an official ceremony held last night at the Smithsonian Institution Castle.
November 19, 2010