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More CPS grads are getting college diplomas, though racial gaps persist

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The following piece is from Catalyst Chicago. It was written by Melissa Sanchez.

By: Melissa Sanchez

Back in 2006, Chicago researchers released a startling report on the post-secondary success of CPS students. The study ultimately concluded that just eight of every 100 high school freshmen would end up getting a college degree.

The numbers were worse for black and Hispanic boys. Only 4 percent obtained a degree.

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