Mexicans Dropping Out at Alarming Rate
Monday, January 15, 2007
New York, NY –
Research on the Mexican community in New York has uncovered some startling statistics -- while Mexicans are among the fastest growing groups in the city, they are dropping out of high school at alarming rates -- more than other new immigrant groups and more than Mexican students across the country. And few are attending New York's colleges. WNYC’s Marianne McCune has this report on an international partnership that aims to reverse that trend.