The College Dream and the Student Debt Crisis. Hour 3 (In Spanish).

tuesday4_673x324In Texas, more Latinos are enrolling into college than ever. Still, too many are dropping out of high school and ending their college education, pushed out by financial pressures and other issues. College administrators, community advocates and students from South Texas convene in a nationally-broadcast town hall meeting to address the aspirations and barriers to higher education for Latinos. Radio Bilingüe’s Chelis López hosts this two-hour segment of the forum in Spanish.

Guests: Dr. Alejo Salinas Jr., Trustee, South Texas College Board, Edinburg; Dr. Jaime Chahin, Dean, College of Applied Arts, Texas State University, San Marcos; Frances Guzman, Educational Associate, Intercultural Development Research Association, San Antonio, TX; Dr. Francisco Guajardo, Executive Director, Llano Grande Center, Edcouch, TX; Tania Chavez, Special Projects Coordinator, La Union del Pueblo Entero, San Juan, TX; Sonia Falcon, Senior Vice-President Commercial Lendging, Lone Star National Bank, McAllen, TX; Rose Benavidez, Member, South Texas College Board, Rio Grande City, TX; Dr. Daniel King, Superintendent Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District (PSJA), Pharr, TX.

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