Pathways to Prevention:The Latino Male Dropout Crisis
June 2007-- Every year, thousands of young people exit the educational pipeline prior to graduation.
One of the most pressing and least discussed aspects of the dropout crisis in the United States today is the Latino male dropout rate.
Institutional barriers within schools, such as tracking, along with cultural factors, create significant obstacles in the pathways to success for Latino males.
By dropping out, these young men are greatly impacting their futures, their future families, and their community in ways that someone so young cannot readily understand.