A new U.S. Census Bureau report shows that after several years of gains, college enrollments in the U.S. fell between 2011 and 2012. But for one group—Hispanics—college enrollments were up, reflecting Hispanic population growth along with a growing share of young Latinos prepared for college. The new Census Bureau data also shows Hispanic students reached other milestones in 2012, continuing recent upward trends in educational attainment and college attendance.
- Latino college enrollment increased while overall enrollment numbers declined (nbclatino.com)
- Number of Students Enrolled in College Drops (blogs.wsj.com)
- One-in-Ten Children in the U.S. Are Living with a Grandparent (yubanet.com)
- College enrollment declines in 2012: Census Bureau report (usnews.nbcnews.com)