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Latinos in Higher Education & Pell Grants
(Excelencia in Education, 2017-06-01)
Financial aid is critical to the access and success of Latinos in postsecondary education – 50% receive federal Pell grants to help pay for college. This factsheet provides a snapshot of Latinos and federal Pell grants.
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 ...
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 ...
Closed Doors Black and Latino Students Are Excluded from Top Public Universities
(Center for American Progress, 2016-10-01)
Black and Latino students are underrepresented in the country’s most selective public research universities, according to a report from the Center for American Progress. As many as 193,000 Black and Latino students would ...
The California Dream and its Future: Indicators of Educational and Economic Opportunity in the Golden State
This report is an in depth analysis of economic and educational indicators in the nation's largest state. The report concludes that low-income students are bearing a larger burden in paying for college than middle- and ...
What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education 2016
(Excelencia in Education, 2016)
The 2016 Examples of Excelencia recognizes selected programs in higher education at the Associate, Baccalaureate, and Graduate levels as well as at Community-Based Organizations (CBOs). The compendium contains a one-page ...
What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education 2015
(Excelencia in Education, 2015-09-22)
This compendium contains a one-page program summary of the four Examples of Excelencia, the finalist programs, and the honorable mention programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students ...
Latino Adult Learners in Higher Education
(Excelencia in Education, 2017)
Latinos are a young and fast-growing population in education, but there are also opportunities to address the educational attainment of adults. Two-thirds of Latino adults have earned a high school diploma or less. This ...
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.