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Tool Ready to Glean Data on Latinos

By Kimberly Shannon — November 06, 2012 1 min read

The National Council of La Raza has released the Latino Kids Data Explorer, a free interactive tool that allows users to search for specific data on Latino children.

The tool, which is paired with an infographic and fact sheet, uses 27 national and state-level indicators of Latino child well-being, spanning the categories of demography, health, education, housing, income, and juvenile justice. It allows users to choose an age group and time period for the range of information. The data can be compared across states and racial groups. Tables can be printed or downloaded from the user-friendly platform.

Education categories include national assessment data and enrollment information for federal and local early-childhood programs. The tool is available at www.nclr.org.

A version of this article appeared in the November 07, 2012 edition of Education Week as Tool Ready to Glean Data on Latinos

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