Over two-thirds of all Latino students at 2-year institutions enrolled at a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), In 2012-13, 2-year HSIs (193 institutions) represented 18% of all 2-year institutions. These HSIs enrolled 69% of all Latino undergraduates who attended 2-year institutions.
• Hispanic children are more likely to live in poverty, along with African Americans, than others. In 2012, 33% of Hispanic families with children under the age of 18 lived below the poverty level, compared to 39% of African American families, 14% of Asian families and 13% of White families.
The Federal Pell Grant Program is the bipartisan result of the landmark Education Amendments of 1972, signed by President Richard Nixon. Pell is the foundation of federal student aid, providing access to higher education for low-income undergraduate students seeking for-credit degrees and certificates.
Government economists estimate which occupations will have the most job openings between 2006 and 2016. Openings occur because new jobs are created and because workers retire or leave the field for other reasons.