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ERIC Number: ED500631
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022. Alabama
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
The 7th edition of this publication provides updated projections of high school graduates for each year and each state (plus the District of Columbia) through 2022. The profile breaks down the projections by major racial and ethnic groups: (1) American Indian/Alaska Native; (2) Asian/Pacific Islander; (3) Black, non-Hispanic; (4) Hispanic; and (5) White, non-Hispanic. Overall trends include: (1) Peak in the number of high school graduates in 2008-2009, followed by gradually declining enrollments and number of graduates; (2) Highest percentage of growth in the West; and (3) Wide variation in size and make-up of graduating classes. Data for Alabama is projected to show more diversification in the next decade, mirroring a trend already underway in many states across the country. Along with much of the rest of the South, Alabama's production of high school graduates is poised to continue growing. (Contains 4 figures.) [For consolidated executive summary, see ED500531; for full consolidated report, see ED500532.]
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. P.O. Box 9752, Boulder, CO 80301-9752. Tel: 303-541-0200; Fax: 303-541-0291; Web site: http://wiche.edu
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: ACT, Inc., Iowa City, IA.; College Board, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama