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Latino Education and Economic Progress: Running Faster but Still Behind
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2017)
Latinos have a long way to go in achieving educational and economic equality. Latinos are improving their high school completion but still lag Blacks and Whites. As a result, Latinos are also last in postsecondary enrollment. ...
The Latino Education Crisis Rescuing the American Dream
The United States faces an unprecedented challenge. The largest and fastest growing minority group in the nation — Latinos — are performing academically at levels that will soon put the entire society at risk and consign ...
Closing the Equity Gap in Educational Attainment for Latinos
(Excelencia in Education, 2018-09-01)
The nation can increase degree attainment for all, but closing the gap between Latinos and other groups requires an intentional and tactical strategy to accelerate Latinos’ attainment. This is not an “us vs. them” approach. ...
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): 2017-18
(Excelencia in Education, 2019)
In the 1980s, leaders recognized a small set of institutions enrolled a large percentage of Latino students but had low levels of resources to educate these students. The classification of Hispanic Serving Institutions ...
Future research on Hispanic students: What have we yet to learn? and What new and diverse perspectives are needed to examine Latino success in higher education?
(Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, 2012-07-01)
The paper expands a recent review by Nora and Crisp (2009) by offering a line of investigation that identifies research most needed to advance our understanding of how Hispanic students experience college, with a focus ...
Latinos and Higher Education
(The Campaign for College Opportunity, 2012-03-01)
Over half of the children attending public schools in California today are Latino. In a few years, Latinos will comprise almost half of the college-age population; however, they are critically underrepresented in the state’s ...
What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education 2013
(Excelencia in Education, 2013)
This compendium contains a summary of the three 2013 Examples of Excelencia, the fifteen finalist programs, and the give honorable mention programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino ...
The State of Higher Education in California: The Economic and Social Imperative for Advancing Latino College Achievement
(The Campaign for College Opportunity, 2013-11-01)
The Latino population in California is large, growing rapidly, and on its way to attaining majority status in less than 40 years. However, Latino college-degree attainment is low, despite a significant increase in college ...
What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education 2008
(Excelencia in Education, 2008)
The compendium summarizes the three programs selected as the 2008 Examples of Excelencia as well as fourteen semi-finalist programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students in higher ...
What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education 2009
(Excelencia in Education, 2009)
This compendium provides a brief summary of the three 2009 Examples of Excelencia selected, along with ten programs selected as finalists, and four programs chosen as honorable mentions.