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Wal-Mart launches education site for Hispanics


BENTONVILLE, Ark. Wal-Mart announced that it has launched a special Web site for Hispanic students and parents called as part of its ongoing commitment to the Hispanic community. According to the company, the site will provide information on college education and will address questions and answers that are typical of the college admission process.

The site launch coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month, which will last through Oct. 15. is a Spanish language site that will provide information on studying skills, test preparatory, loan information, scholarships, colleges and applications.

“Highlighting the importance of educational advancement is an ideal way to honor Hispanic heritage,” said Gisel Ruiz, vp and regional general manager of Walmart Stores, U.S. “By doing so, we can inspire and shape success for future generations to come, ultimately helping people live better lives.”

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