New data from the U.S. Department of Education show the graduation rate for black students is 70.7 percent and 75.2 percent for Latinos, while the overall rate is 81.4 percent
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March 17, 2015
July 09, 2014
Education Trust released reports on the state of education for Latino and African-American students, reflecting progress but ongoing gaps in achievement and opportunity.
May 09, 2014
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics developed a free, online guide to help student navigate the college search, application, and financial aid process.
April 15, 2014
The advocacy group Excelencia in Education unveils information on education attainment for Latino students with state-level fact sheets and an interactive tool on its website.
June 13, 2013
A new report reflects slight improvements in college completion, but less success among Latino and Africa-American students.
May 09, 2013
The proportion of 2012 Latino high school graduates who enrolled in college outpaced that of their white counterparts, says a new study.
October 03, 2012
Excelencia in Education recognizes the top colleges that improve achievement for Latino students for 2012.
September 21, 2012
New analysis by the Education Trust reveals the best colleges closing the completion gap for Hispanic and African-American students.
August 14, 2012
A new survey shows that minority students who attend colleges without much diversity are more likely to experience discrimination than those who go to schools with a more balanced student population from various ethnic and underrepresented minority groups.
April 10, 2012
Excelencia in Education issues 50 separate reports on status of college completion among Latinos in each state.