Latinos and Higher Education

Courtesy of HispanicallySpeaking News

 Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - EducacionToday, Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in the United States. They represent one out of every six people in the country and have an estimated annual buying power that exceeds $1 trillion. It is also expected that one in four children enrolled in K-12 schools will be Latino by 2020.

While these numbers are projected to increase substantially in the years ahead, they are expected to fall short in one critical area, the number of Latino college graduates. In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, The National Hispanic University (NHU) created an infographic to showcase the history of Hispanics and higher education over the last 30 years and the importance of college educated Hispanics for America’s future. To view the infographic, visit

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