Decline in male, Black and Latino students planning on college
From Inside Higher Ed: “The percentage of male, Latino and Black high school seniors who want to go to college has declined in the last three years. YouthTruth, a nonprofit, surveyed 22,000 members of the Class of 2022 and compared the results with a similar survey of the Class of 2019, the last high school class to predate the pandemic.
Among the results:
- The percentage of Latino students who want to go to college dropped from 79 percent to 71 percent.
- The percentage of Black students who want to go to college dropped from 79 percent to 72 percent.
- The percentage of all male students who want to go to college dropped from 74 percent to 67 percent.”
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