The State of Higher Education in California: Latinos
The Campaign for College Opportunity
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The Latino population in California is large, growing rapidly, and on its way to attaining majority status in less than 40 years. However, Latino college-degree attainment is low, despite a significant increase in collegegoing rates. This report offers a demographic overview of the Latino population in California and an analysis of key education indicators over time. The report also includes five recommendations for policymakers, college leaders and families to secure California’s economic future by significantly increasing college-going and completion rates for Latinos in the state.