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Latinos and Education: Explaining the Attainment Gap
(Pew Research Center, 2009-10-07)
Nearly nine-in-ten (89%) Latino young adults say that a college education is important for success in life, yet only about half that number—48%—say that they themselves plan to get a college degree, according to a new ...
How Latino Students Pay for College: Patterns of Financial Aid in 2003–04
(Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2005-08-01)
Financial aid plays a critical role in the postsecondary education of Latino students. However, very little comprehensive information is available about the sources or amount of financial aid Latinos receive to pay for ...
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). ...
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 ...