How to Increase Latino College Enrollment in 2013
By 2025, a quarter of the nation's college-age students will be Latino. While the current number of Hispanics in higher education institutions have increased to its highest level - Latinos are currently 16.5 percent of the college/higher ed population, the nation's second largest group after non-Hispanic whites - there is still a pressing need to increase the numbers.
So as we approach a new year, what should the focus be to ensure more Latinos are joining the country's higher education ranks? There are three things to look out for, according to Deborah Santiago, co-founder and Vice President for Policy and Research at Excelencia in Education. The organization researches and reports on Latinos in higher education.
The article lists three areas that are key to improving Latino college attendance and graduation rates.
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