More Hispanic students are graduating high school and enrolling in college, according to recent studies. The Pew Research Center has come to the conclusion that the number of Latino graduates has more than doubled in the last 15 years and it will continue to grow in the next decade, as well. In 1995, only 9 percent of all high school graduates were Hispanics, while whites made up 73 percent. In 2012, Hispanics grew to 19 percent, and the figures projected for 2025 place them to 25 percent. The share of Asian high school graduates has also increased, but the ascension is not as dramatic. In 1995 they were at 4 percent, att 6 percent in 2012 and will probably get to 8 percent by 2025.
In 2025, classrooms will surely look a lot different than they do at the moment. Immigration and births of second-generation immigrants will change the ethnic structure of the high schools, and the share of white students will probably drop to 51 percent, according to the Pew Research Center.
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