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Minority-majority shift causes concern for school administrators

According to the 2010 Census Analysis, Latinos and Asians, the second- and third-largest ethnic groups, respectively, will surpass whites by 2043 — seven years earlier than previous projections.

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For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.
This shift is attributed to the growth in the Latino and Asian populations and the steep decline in the white population.
According to the 2010 Census Analysis, Latinos and Asians, the second- and third-largest ethnic groups, respectively, will surpass whites by 2043 — seven years earlier than previous projections.
Though this is not a surprise, the shift concerns educators on a practical level.
“The enrollment milestone underscores a host ...


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