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Priced Out: A Closer Look at Postsecondary Affordability for Latinos
(Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, 2012-08-16)
A key barrier to college access and completion for Latinos is financial. Latino families experience the college affordability landscape in dramatically different ways than White and Asian families, whose needs may well be ...
Hispanics and Stem Education
(U.S. Department of Education; The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, 2012-07-01)
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills are necessary now more than ever in order to compete in a global economy. According to the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), between 2010 and 2020 ...
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 ...
Finding Your Workforce: The Top 25 Institutions Graduating Latinos
(Excelencia in Education, 2012-03-01)
Drawing attention on the institutions graduating many Latinos in postsecondary education is a simple way to link the college completion goals of the U.S. with the workforce needs of the country. This first brief in the ...
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 ...
Barriers to Latina Access of Higher Education
(Senior Honors Projects at the University of Rhode Island, 2012)
Female Hispanics, or Latinas, have often been described as having two strikes against them. Females have typically been underrepresented in higher education settings, and it is only recently that they have been welcomed ...
The Climate for Underrepresented Groups and Diversity on Campus
Since the 2008 election of President Barack Obama, there has been some debate about whether the nation face a postracial era in which race no longer influence Americans’ thinking and experiences. However, surveys of college ...
The Asian and Pacific Islander Population in the United States: March 2002
(U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-03-01)
This report presents data on the demographic, social, and economic characteristics of the Asian and Pacific Islander population in the United States, based on the Annual Demographic Supplement to the March 2002 Current ...
More Than A Dream: Expanding Educational Achievement in the Latino Community
(Educational Testing Service, 2012-03-08)
This report brings a unique perspective to the nation’s education needs, particularly in higher education. The author presents a compelling case, drawing on demographic trends to increase attention to a national issue: how ...
What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education 2012
(Excelencia in Education, 2012)
This compendium provides a summary of the three 2012 Examples of Excelencia selected as well as sixteen finalist programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students in higher education.