Reports tagged underrepresented students


Plugged In: Positive Development Strategies for Disconnected Latino Youth

Educational attainment is one of the strongest predictors of future earnings. However, for 42 percent of the country‚Äôs Latino youth, this traditional pathway to economic mobility is fraught with challenges. This report profiles the disconnected youth pilot of the NCLR Escalera Program: Taking Steps to Success which addresses the obstacles faced by young Hispanics. More »

Report | Education and the Economy

Help Wanted: Postsecondary Education and Training Required

Current middle-class jobs are becoming less attainable without education or training beyond high school. At the same time, the United States is not producing college-educated workers fast enough to replace retiring baby boomers. These trends translate into an immense education supply problem, according to Help Wanted: Postsecondary Education and Training Required. Co-author Anthony Carnevale of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce makes the case that postsecondary education is imperative for socioeconomic mobility. More »