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How The Ways College Authorities Talk About Diversity Can Undercut Efforts To Fight Racial Inequality
(Scholars Strategy Network, 2016-07-01)
Although the benefits of a diverse learning environment are clear, affirmative action overall was originally intended to further multiple goals: to promote greater access for African Americans into elite, predominantly ...
What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education 2014
(Excelencia in Education, 2014-09-30)
This compendium contains a one-page program summary of the four Examples of Excelencia, the fifteen finalist programs, and the ten honorable mention programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of ...
Big Gaps, Small Gaps: Some Colleges And Universities Do Better Than Others in Graduating Hispanic Students
(The Education Trust-Midwest, 2010-08-09)
To improve degree attainment among Hispanic students, colleges and universities simply must enroll more of them. But it’s just as important that these institutions also boost their graduation rates and close graduation-rate ...
State of Higher Education for Latinx in California
(The Campaign for College Opportunity, 2018-11-01)
This report analyzes the state of Latinx in California education. Specifically, this report reviews preparation, enrollment, and success in college for Latinx Californians. It also recommends actions that our policymakers ...
Higher Education: Gaps in Access and Persistence Study
(U.S. Department of Education, 2012-08-01)
Numerous studies have documented persistent gaps between the educational attainment of White males and that of Black, Hispanic, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander males. The NCES report ...
What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education 2007
(Excelencia in Education, 2007)
The compendium provides a summary of the three 2007 Examples of Excelencia selected as well as eleven semi-finalist programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students in higher education. ...
When Affirmative Action is Banned, Minority Applicants to College Have a Harder Time – Even in Neighboring States
(Scholars Strategy Network, 2014-01-01)
The consideration of race as one factor in college admissions was once legally acceptable all over the United States – as codified in the landmark Supreme Court ruling in the 1978 Bakke case. Over the last fifteen years, ...
Latinos, Student Debt, and Financial Security
Over the past 15 years, states have made deep cuts to their funding for higher education, causing tuition to rise rapidly, and household incomes have failed to keep up. As a result, student debt has skyrocketed, quintupling ...
Profiles of Selected Programs That Work for Latino Students in Higher Education 2006
(Excelencia in Education, 2006)
The 2006 Examples of Excelencia compendium provides a description of the practices used by two programs (one associate and one baccalaureate level) and the results they achieved. This compendium also includes the same ...
Why The United States Should Improve Support For Colleges and Universities Serving Hispanic Students
(Scholars Strategy Network, 2015-04-01)
The author draws some insights and analysis around the question why the United States should improve support for colleges and universities serving Hispanic students?