- Author: Myriam Grajales-Hall
A recent report, released by Excelencia in Education, a nonprofit advocacy and research group, shows that only 16 percent of California Latinos have college degrees compared with 39 percent of all adults in California.
A focus on education is especially timely for Latinos given the younger age of that population, says an article in the Los Angeles Times. The median age for Latinos nationwide is 27 versus 40 for the entire population. In California, the median age for Latinos is 27.
The article mentions that ‘the college gap is...