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A New Minority?

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In the future, minorities will account for a greater proportion of the school- age population, with the largest gains coming among Hispanic Americans. By the year 2040, white non-Hispanics will make up less than half the school-age population.

NOTE: Figures may not add up to 100 because of rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau series A population projections by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin for 1999 to 2100.

Vol. 20, Issue 4, Page 36

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