Native American Enrollment In Community College Has Plummeted 60 Percent In 20 Years. Here’s WhyAugust 2, 2019 |
by Adolfo Guzman-Lopez
The numbers scream at you: in the 1997-1998 academic year, there were about 26,000 Native American students enrolled in California’s community college system. Twenty years later, that number was down to about 10,000.
“It’s pretty shocking to see this giant decline in numbers,” said Robert Przeklasa, vice president at California Indian Nations College in Palm Desert.