Public school students will look pretty different by 2022

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

In the future, public schools are going to be less white and more Hispanic, according to recent data from the National Center for Education Statistics.

The report estimates that between the 2009-2010 and 2022-2023 school years, there will be a 16 percent decrease in white students, 14 percent decrease in black students, and 29 percent decrease in American Indian and Alaskan Native students who graduate public high school. However, there's expected to be 23 percent increase in Asian and Pacific Islander students and a whopping 64 percent increase in Hispanic students who graduate.

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