Oct
17

Declining Dropouts

As recently as 1996, 34% of Hispanics dropped out of high school. By 2016, the rate was just 10%! Similarly, the rate for blacks declined from 16% to 7%, while the rate for whites fell from 8% to 5%. Asians saw their rate decline too; from 5% in 1999 to 3% now. In 2016, 47% of Hispanics aged 18 to 24 were enrolled in college, up from 32% in 1999.

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