Racial Divide in California College Students

November 21, 2006

A report issued yesterday by the Public Policy Institute of California finds that half of first-year community college students in the largest higher-education system in America do not make it to second year, and only one-quarter of those who enter community college intending to transfer to a university actually transfer. Researchers found that black, Latino and American Indian students were half as likely to transfer to university as Asians. Contra Costa Times