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Latinos have scant access to higher education, survey finds

Source: mcclatchydc.com Posted By: Maxcy J...3303 days ago

Faced with few resources, cultural barriers and pressing family responsibilities, Latino youths find that access to higher education comes harder for them than it does for peers of other races, a survey by the Pew Hispanic Center found.

The survey, released Wednesday, found that while 88 percent of young Latinos viewed college education as necessary to get ahead, only 48 percent intended to pursue bachelor's degrees.

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