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Are Latinos Are Closing In On The High School Education Gap?

The U-S Department of Education released data stating graduation rates for Hispanic students increased by nearly four percentage points, from 2011 to 2013.  According to the figures, the achievement gap in high school graduation rates has narrowed for minority students at a faster rate than for white students. Ethriam Brammer is the Associate Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Wayne State University.  He says while gains have been made, dropout rates continue to be high. 

Aired on: Morning Edition
Filed Under: #education #latinos
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Martina Guzman

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Martina Guzmán is WDET’s community reporter. She is committed to bringing the voice of marginalized communities to WDET listeners.

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