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According to the Pew Research Center, Latinos have made larger gains than other groups. The report, based on data collected by the Census Bureau, shows that as recently as 2000, fewer than half of Latinos enrolled in college within months of finishing high school. In 2012, that figure was 69 percent. Latinos passed another milestone […]
According to a New York Times article by Sean F. Reardon, a professor of education and sociology at Stanford, family income is now a better predictor of children’s success in school than race. According to the article, the proportion of students from upper-income families who earn a bachelor’s degree has increased by 18 percentage points over a 20-year […]