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Hispanic-Serving Institutions increasing, with more to join

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University of Santa Barbara was named a Hispanic-Serving Institution last month Ryosuke Yagi/Flickr Creative Commons

For decades, historically black colleges and universities have endeavored to provide education to African American students across the country. 

But what about other minority communities? In the California, a number of campuses are considered Hispanic-Serving Institution, or HSI, schools dedicated to providing educational opportunities for Latinos.

Michele Siqueiros, executive director of the Campaign for College Opportunity, joined the show to explain what HSI means and how it may shape the future of college. 


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