Latino Males: Improving College Access and Degree Completion — A New National Imperative
Sáenz, Victor B.
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The educational future for Latino male students is in a state of crisis, a trend that has been especially evident at the secondary and postsecondary levels in recent years. The question of why Latino males are struggling to succeed in America’s colleges is complex, and this brief explores some key factors that may be perpetuating this trend at two- and four-year institutions. Specifically, the authors highlight key findings from their research to inform how institutions can reshape their campus and academic life programming, as well as retool their efforts in outreach and education. They also provide a review of promising institutional practices.