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Good news for college applicants: Getting in is easier than they think

The Hechinger Report

The number of high school graduates peaked in 2013, the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education reports , and is projected to remain below that level until at least 2023. Despite what many high school seniors think, getting into a good college is likely to get even easier in the future Photo: Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal via ZUMA Wire. Anxiety plays a role, too.

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

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That population is increasingly nonwhite: “By 2023, graduates of color will represent nearly half of all high school graduates… up from one-third in 2003.” ” (36) Specifically the largest increases will come from Asian and Latino populations (“By 2023, Hispanic graduates are expected to make up one quarter of all high school graduates”).

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

That population is increasingly nonwhite: “By 2023, graduates of color will represent nearly half of all high school graduates… up from one-third in 2003.” ” (36) Specifically the largest increases will come from Asian and Latino populations (“By 2023, Hispanic graduates are expected to make up one quarter of all high school graduates”).

More Latino students are earning high school diplomas as they wrestle the stubborn equity gap. Next stop, college

The Hechinger Report

Hispanic students represented 24 percent of public school enrollment in 2011, and are expected to represent 30 percent by 2023. Photo: Gregory Rec/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images. This year marks a new record for high school graduation rates across our country, a report from the White House shows. That’s good news. Parental involvement is crucial to attaining these goals. K-12 New