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Enrollment report highlights challenges for public schools

By Joshua Reyes

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A new report from the Texas Education Agency on enrollment in Texas public schools has some interesting information district leaders may want to share when talking about challenges in public education. Former State Demographer Steve Murdock for years has been warning of a population trend of declining numbers of Anglos in Texas and a growing number of minorities. Murdock, also the former U.S. Census Bureau director and now director of the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas at Rice University, says between 2000 and 2040, the state’s public school enrollment will see a 15 percent decline in Anglo children, while Hispanic children will make up a 213 percent increase

Source: http://tasanet.blogspot.com/2011/11/enrollment-report-highlights-challenges.html

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