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  1. John Kirlin 3 weeks ago3 weeks ago

    I am confused. The text asserts negative impacts, but the graphs show enrollments like me coming close let to eligible HS grads for Hispanics. Lines very close for blacks but could have diverged. Providing link to numerical data would help.

  2. Jim 4 weeks ago4 weeks ago

    Colleges do not control enrollment. They only control admissions. For example in the UC system less than 40% of African Americans who are admitted end up enrolling. They may have better options elsewhere.

  3. Syndicate 1 month ago1 month ago

    Do you have any references as to why it is that these trends have been like this? From my experience, I was looking into CSUs 2 years ago and saw mostly Hispanics, some whites and very few Blacks. It would be interesting to see what white high school graduates are doing after high school.

  4. Tina -. 1 month ago1 month ago

    Based on your graphs, the number of white graduates have decreased. Has it occurred that students today see their parents who went to CSU or UC with college degrees, high student loan debt, and sub-par jobs – therefore the idea of college at a CSU or UC school is not for them?

  5. Tatiana 1 month ago1 month ago

    Where’s the graph for UC enrollment?

  6. Felicia Sandoval 1 month ago1 month ago

    Perhaps a study should be done to correlate how the cost of a college education has skyrocketed, possibly leaving some students out of college altogether, regardless of ethnicity. If we see how enrollment rates are trending down, juxtaposed with tuition and fees going up, maybe we will get a better picture of how that has played a role. It is alarming to see the downward trend of groups because of the ending of … Read More

    Perhaps a study should be done to correlate how the cost of a college education has skyrocketed, possibly leaving some students out of college altogether, regardless of ethnicity. If we see how enrollment rates are trending down, juxtaposed with tuition and fees going up, maybe we will get a better picture of how that has played a role. It is alarming to see the downward trend of groups because of the ending of affirmative action. But make no mistake, college is quite cost-prohibitive these days, regardless of ethnicity or merit, and that needs to change.

  7. Pamela Horowitz 1 month ago1 month ago

    I would like some knowledgeable interpretive insight into these graphs that , to me, raise alarm about higher education achievement.

  8. Paul Muench 1 month ago1 month ago

    Do the enrollment numbers include only CA residents?

  9. Matt 1 month ago1 month ago

    I think it would help to show demographic & economic trends over the same period. For example, the Great Recession occurred between 2007-2009, which may have affected these trends. It also seems that demographic shifts in the population has an effect, since the number of students graduating from HS mirrors the CSU & UC enrollment trends. It may also be time to assess American Asians and Asians as a separate demographic, as this may impact … Read More

    I think it would help to show demographic & economic trends over the same period. For example, the Great Recession occurred between 2007-2009, which may have affected these trends. It also seems that demographic shifts in the population has an effect, since the number of students graduating from HS mirrors the CSU & UC enrollment trends.
    It may also be time to assess American Asians and Asians as a separate demographic, as this may impact the results for this demographic group.
    Is this a calculation of students who graduate from high school in a given year and then transition to a CSU or UC institution, or the percent of CSU and UC enrollment in a given year?