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Men of Color: Ensuring the Academic Success of Latino Males in Higher Education

Published Nov 2011
ihep
focus area Degree Completion

Discusses the need to increase student supports for Latino males to improve college access and success and address gender gap in Latina/os’ educational attainment

The brief, Men of Color: Ensuring the Academic Success of Latino Males in Higher Education, brings needed clarity to the grave data and realities—based on a review of recent census and educational attainment statistics—of the growing gender gap in educational attainment among Latinas/os from K-12 through college completion. Although the future of our nation’s Latino male college student population is in peril, this brief introduces a “Blueprint for Action” to provide model program examples and action steps to best support Latino males to and through college and into the workforce.