16.MexicanAmericansEducation2

16.MexicanAmericansEducation2 - Mexican Americans and...

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Mexican Americans and Education April 1, 2011
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Mexican American Drop Out Rates U.S. Drop Out Rate 19.8% of adult population (25 and older) have not graduate from high school Texas Drop Out Rate 24.3% of adults have not graduated high school Hidalgo County, Texas (88% Latino) 49.5% of adults have not graduated high school Starr County, Texas (98% Latino) 65.5% of adults have not graduated high school
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Mexican American Drop Out Rates Dropping out affects many low-income families regardless of race White Americans have the lowest dropout rates in the U.S. Historically African Americans have higher dropout rates than White Americans In 2002, African American dropout rates was only 5% higher than White Americans However, dropping out significantly affects Latinos at a disproportionate rate
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Mexican American Drop Out Rates Hispanics/Latinos Highest dropout rates in the U.S. 4X higher dropout rate than White Americans
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course MAS 318 taught by Professor Guera during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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