Document Number: 6053Latino High School Students and Baccalaureate Graduates - The second in a three-part series of the Latino Students and the Educational Pipeline study, this report examines the primary differences between Latino and white students who have completed a bachelorís degree and other levels of education. The report details background characteristics, preparation for postsecondary education and employment outcomes. Findings include: (1) 43% of Hispanic bachelor's completers had parents with a bachelor's degree or higher, compared to 56% of white students; (2) Hispanic bachelor's completers earned on average a 3.1 gradepoint average in high school, compared to 3.2 for white students; and (3) Hispanic bachelor's degree completers earned an average of $24,810 a year, compared to $28,938 for white students. (Watson Scott Swail, Alberto F. Cabrera, Chul Lee and Adriane Williams, Educational Policy Institute, April 2005)...
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