Watch: Are Latino college enrollment gains enough?

HuffPost Live’s Alicia Menendez sets the stage to a great conversation by framing the issue of Latino educational achievement in its proper context: this is an American issue, the Huffington Post reports. For the U.S. to meet President Obama’s ambitious goal of producing the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020, Latinos must graduate from college at much higher rates than currently taking place. As reported earlier this week, Hispanic college students now number 2 million, the largest minority on campuses across the country. But is growing Latino college enrollment enough? Questions of demography, bilingualism, income generation, and affordability of a college education are all discussed in the HuffPost Live video, but the panel seems to agree that the most important issue is the completion issue. Despite the growing enrollment rate, Latino college graduation rates continue to lag

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