Despite significant strides in the last decade, Latino males still face significant barriers on their way to a college degree.
Such students face harsher discipline than most of their peers, which increases the risks of dropping out or having run-ins with the criminal justice system. They are more likely to be in special education classes than talented and gifted classes.
Dropout rates have improved for Latino men since 2000 when about a third of such students would leave school. In … [visit site to read more]