Research - Education Pathways

Education Pathways

By creating community partnerships, streamlining admissions, and providing program support, pathway programs address the obstacles to graduation that Latino students encounter.

Excelencia in Education - Pathway Programs: An Approach to Increasing Latino Student Degree Attainment


Featured Research Description:

College Completion through a Latino Lens - This brief analyzes Latino students’ persistence and completion in college, maps pathways to completion, and identifies evidence-based practices that will help institutions and policymakers increase Latino college completion.

Pathway Programs: An Approach to Increasing Latino Student Degree Attainment - Pathway programs align academic and student support services through transitions between educational institutions, which can increase students’ persistence to degree attainment. This brief explores how pathways serve Latino students and provides examples of programs.


Pathways to Postsecondary Completion

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Excelencia considers college completion the ultimate goal of a quality education. Working towards this goal begins with early childhood education and continues through K-12 education, college prep, access, persistence, and retention to completion. The following research provides a summary of the condition of Latinos in education and the pathways to postsecondary completion.