Rising by Degrees

Sun, 11/15/2009 - 10:00pm

Why are young Latinos not going to college?

The United States is facing a dramatic demographic challenge: Young Latinos are the fastest-growing segment of the population, and they are the least likely to go to college. Experts say the future of the American economy is at stake, because higher education is essential in the 21st century economy. Rising By Degrees, airing Sunday, November 15 at 10 p.m. on AM1370/FM-HD91.5-2, tells the story of Latino students working towards a college degree—and why it’s so hard for them to get what they want.