Reports tagged latino students

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Equity

The Urgency of Now

A high school diploma is a critical entry point to the additional post­secondary training necessary to thrive socially and economically, says this report from the Schott Foundation. The report says 52 percent of Black males and 58 percent of Latino males graduate from high school in four years compared to 78 percent of White, non-Latino males. More »

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Hispanic Student Enrollments Reach New Heights in 2011

This report from the Pew Hispanic Center shows more Latino students are enrolling in college, with 16.5 percent of college students now Latino. Five years ago, Latinos represented 11 percent of the college population. More »

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Persistence

Advancing to Completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students

This study updates previous Education Trust briefs that looked at public, four-year colleges that successfully improved minority graduation rates and narrowed graduation-rate gaps. This new report examines which four-year, nonprofit colleges — public and private — have made the most improvements for Hispanic students. More »

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Urgency of Now

A Schott Foundation report suggests that without a policy framework that creates opportunity for all students, strengthens supports for the teaching profession and strikes the right balance between support-based reforms and standards-driven reforms, the U.S. will become increasingly unequal and less competitive in the global economy. More »
Related audio: What’s Driving Dropout Rate For Black, Latino Men? | NPR | Sept. 20, 2012  

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Effective practices

Men of Color: Ensuring Academic Success of Latino Males in Higher Education

This report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy highlights programs and practices that are raising degree attainment for Latino males. The brief also includes a detailed “blueprint” to help communities and institutions develop new programs, or augment existing ones, to get Latino males to and through college and into the workforce. More »

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