- Author: Fusion.net by Emily DeRuy
Most Hispanics in the United States think higher education is affordable despite soaring tuition costs and an ever-expanding student debt bubble, as reported by Fusion.net.
According to a new Gallup-Lumina Foundation study, 51 percent of Hispanics think “education beyond high school is affordable to anyone in this country who needs it.”
Just 19 percent of blacks and 17 percent of whites feel the same.
So why are...
- Author: University of Southern California news by Merrill Balassone
Even among those attending the top performing high schools in California, nearly half of Latinos choose to attend community college after graduation, a new analysis by the Center for Urban Education at the University of Southern California shows.
The findings suggest that these young people are far more likely to attend community college than their peers from any other ethnic groups. Among graduates of public high schools that ranked in the top 10 percent statewide, 46 percent of Latinos enrolled at a community college, as compared to 27...