Texas congressman Rubén Hinojosa talks about the promises and challenges for Latinos to go to college in Texas. He also talks about what’s been done in Washington to improve high school graduation rates, and make college more accessible and affordable.
Guest: Rep. Rubén Hinojosa, Member of House Committee on Education and Labor, Chair of Subcommittee on Higher Education, Edinburg, TX, http://hinojosa.house.gov/
Also, Are Latinos Ready for College? A community media leader in the Rio Grande Valley comments on college expectations, parent engagement, family economy, government spending, and other issues impacting the road to a college diploma for Latino students.
Guest: David Arizmendi, Chief Operating Officer, KXJT-FM, Leader, Colonias Unidas, Inc., Rio Grande City, TX.
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