More Hispanics Entering College

It is well known that Hispanics are the fastest growing population in the United States.  And while the high school graduation rate for Hispanics is still among the lowest of most demographic groups -only 70 percent of Hispanics between the ages of 19 and 24 have graduated from high school, the Pew Research Center recently reported that the number of Hispanics in college rose by 15 percent between 20007 and 2008,  This increase is larger than that of African-Americans, Asians and Whites.