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Community colleges overwhelmed by rising Latino student population

by Kate Sheehy, Fronteras Desk | Take Two

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Academic Counselor Carlos Ezeta with a student. Kate Sheehy

More and more Latinos are going to college. A recent study from the Pew Hispanic Center shows that for the first time Latinos have surpassed whites in college enrollment numbers and more than half of these students are enrolled in community colleges.

From the Fronteras Desk, Kate Sheehy profiles a school in Southern Nevada struggling to meet the needs of its Latino student body.

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