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Inequities in Advanced Coursework
(The Education Trust, 2020-01-09)
Black and Latino students across the country experience inequitable access to advanced coursework opportunities. In this report, the authors look at ways Black and Latino students are locked out of advanced coursework ...
The Link between High School Reform and College Access and Success for Low-Income and Minority Youth
(American Youth Policy Forum; Pathways to College Network, 2005)
Although greater numbers of students are enrolling in college today than they were 20 years ago, the rates of college enrollment for African American and Latino students remain considerably lower than those of White and ...
Separate & Unequal: How Higher Education Reinforces the Intergenerational Reproduction of White Racial Privilege
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2013-07-01)
The American postsecondary system is a dual system of racially separate and unequal institutions despite the growing access of minorities to the postsecondary system. Affluent white students as well as prestige seeking ...
What’s It Worth?
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2015)
What’s It Worth? This report details the relationships between major, gender, race/ethnicity, and annual earnings of Hispanic students.
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 ...
Increasing the Success of Minority Students in Science and Technology
(American Council on Education, 2006-03-01)
For more than three decades, many of America’s colleges and universities have made determined efforts to create racially diverse campuses. Making continued progress on enrolling and graduating underrepresented minority ...
Hispanics and Higher Education: An Overview of Research, Theory, and Practice
(Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, 2009)
Latinos lag behind other groups educationally (Fry, 2004). In 2000, only 10% of Hispanics aged 25–29 had earned a bachelor’s degree or higher compared to 34% of Whites and 18% of African-Americans (Llagas & Snyder, 2003). ...
Winning the Future Improving Education for the Latino Community
(U.S. Department of Education; The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, 2011-09-01)
In January 2011 State of the Union, President Obama made it clear that the most important contest this country faces today is not between Democrats and Republicans but with competitors round the world for the jobs and ...
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 ...