Friday, December 13, 2019

Latino and Black Students Underrepresented at Highly Selective Colleges

A new study by Stanford University’s Center for Education Policy Analysis found an underrepresentation of Latino and Black students at top-tier universities. According to the study, almost 58% of students enrolled in highly selective universities come from families in the top quartile of the income distribution, while only 6% come from families in the bottom. […]

New Jersey Mulling over how to Better Represent Hispanics in Redistricting

New Jersey was one of the first states to receive its redistricting data and as such, is ahead of the pack in redrawing its districts.  It is also now taking the first crack at how to best represent the Hispanic population in the state. The state is deliberating over two approaches.  The first, “packing” would […]