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A cultural bomb set to explode

Post by SamCogar on Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:23 am

Latinos now a majority, lagging in academic achievement

Nationally, an achievement gap is also showing up as Latino enrollment has soared from one out of 20 U.S. students in 1970 to nearly one out of four, and white students account for just 52 percent of U.S. first graders.

"We're falling behind," said Antioch University Los Angeles provost Luis Pedraja. "Ultimately we will face a crisis where a majority of the U.S. population will be economically disadvantaged, which will reduce their spending power and contribution to taxes and Social Security, impacting all segments of society and our country's economic health."

Read more @ http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/12/22/california-latinos-now-majority-lagging-in-academic-achievement/?intcmp=obnetwork

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