Latinos Need More Support to Raise Lagging Graduation Rates, Report Says

The college graduation rate for Latinos is less than half of the national average and will not improve until they are offered more help as they come up through the education pipeline, according to a report released Friday by the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center.The study, conducted in 2009, found that only 19.2 percent of Latinos between the ages of 25 and 34 had earned a two- or four-year degree, compared with 41 percent nationally. Latinos Need More Support to Raise Lagging Graduation Rates, Report Says