March 2, 2007

Hispanics and Public School Growth

3million

That’s the overall increase in Hispanic children enrolled in US public schools between 1993-94 and 2002-03.

The number Hispanic children enrolled in US public schools between 1993-94 and 2002-03 increased by 3 million. Total enrollment in public schools increased by 4.7 million, to 46.6 million, and that represented the most robust period of enrollment growth since the matriculation of baby boomers. This boom was largely driven by Latinos, who accounted for 64% of the increase. Read More