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Discrimination in Academia

Prakken Publications
ED021311
$2.95

Colleges and universities are in the process of systematically eradicating discrimination against Hispanics and other minorities. Correct? Yes, progress has been made, but ... Before zeroing in on what’s happening in academia, let’s review what’s going on before college and in society as a whole. “Hispanics are the largest ethnic group in the country, but substantially lag behind Caucasians and Asians in education,” says Joseph Soares, a professor at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. “Hispanics are less likely to graduate from high school, and if they go to college, are less likely to attend a four-year institution. They are more likely to take a lesser degree at a less costly school, and are tremendously at risk, with attrition all along the way.”

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