Housing Price Collapse Worsens the Opportunities for Educational Attainment for the Young in Cities Nationwide
9 Pages Posted: 9 Jun 2015
Date Written: June 8, 2015
The issues of most importance to Latinos, according to a recent poll, are the economy/job creation, immigration reform, and education reform. Education reform is of particular importance because of the close correlation between educational achievement of individuals and greater employment and income prospects for them.
Many people may believe that high high-school dropout rates for young people are due to the fact they live in cities with a relatively heavy concentration of Latinos. But this would be a mistake. It is not ethnicity or race that is the driving force in explaining differences in dropout rates in cities throughout the country.
Keywords: Housing Prices, Educational Attainment, Young People, Job Opportunities
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