This publication provides a synthesis of national data and the perspectives of Latino students speaking in their own voices about how they and their families view college affordability and opportunity.

To be competitive, California's economy, like the rest of the U.S., requires a greater number of well-educated workers than currently exists. Many activities are underway to improve educational preparation and opportunity for Californians.

Brief describes federal legislation and programs that support higher education and to assess Latino participation in these programs.

Publication profiles programs showing early signs of increasing the opportunities and improving academic achievement for Latino students in early childhood through college.