K-8 Students Hit a Milestone: About Half Are Minorities

Article author: 
Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News
Article publisher: 
American Renaissance
Article date: 
17 December 2018
Article category: 
Our American Future
Article Body: 
... The Census Bureau reported Tuesday that 49.9 percent of the K-8 students in 2017 were non-Hispanic white, down from 56.7 percent a decade earlier.
In the K-12 population, white, non-Hispanic students are 50.9 percent of the student body, a drop from 57.6 percent in 2007, according to the Census.
Meanwhile, the Hispanic student K-12 population rose from 19.9 percent to about a quarter in 2017.
Black, non-Hispanic students were 13.9 percent of the K-12 population, down from 14.9 in 2007. Asian non-Hispanic students were 5.1 percent last year, a slight increase from 4.1 percent 10 years earlier and those categorized as other, non-Hispanic rose to 5 percent, up from 3.6 percent a decade ago....