Leaks in the Chicana and Chicano Educational Pipeline

Tara J. Yosso and Daniel G. Solórzano

Latino Policy and Issues Brief, Number 13
March 2006

Academic institutions facilitate the flow of knowledge, skills,
and students through the educational pipeline. Yet Chicana/os suffer the lowest educational attainment of any major racial or ethnic group in the United States. This brief suggests how to repair the serious and persistent leaks in the Chicana/o educational pipeline. Prepared for the conference on the topic.

Read related press coverage: Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, July 2006

Other coverage: Telemundo Television "Noticiero Telemundo", a national news show, interviewed Tara Yosso (March 27, 2006); KNX-1070 AM, interview with Daniel G. Solórzano (March 22, 2006); KFWB-980 AM (March 22, 2006); KPFK-90.7 FM (March 22, 2006)