TITLE

Older blacks closing high school graduation gap

PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Jet;06/02/97, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines why the high school graduation gap is narrowing between Afro-Americans and white Americans in 1997. Afro-Americans and whites between the ages of 25-29 having almost the same rate of high shool completion; The study by American Council on Education; The rate at which Afro-Americans and Hispanics are finishing college compared to whites.
ACCESSION #
9706065888

 

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