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Latinos Are Making Dramatic College Gains in Texas, but Huge Disparities Still Remain

Dallas News

October 18, 2018

Dallas News - Fewer than half of all Latinos who start college in Texas end up earning a bachelor's within six years, but recent federal data shows there are reasons to be hopeful because those students are also making the biggest gains.

Universities that now meet that threshold include include Texas Tech, Texas Woman's and Texas State. But the growing number isn't surprising given the state's rapidly changing demographics. More than half of Texas' students in prekindergarten through 12th grade are Latino.

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