@ Brookings Podcast: The Census and Changing Demographics in U.S. Schools

March 11, 2011

The 2010 Census Bureau confirms what demographers have long predicted: a dramatic shift in the racial makeup of American population. Fewer than half of the nation’s 3-year olds are Caucasian, supporting the premise that the America of tomorrow will be comprised of a minority majority. Preparation for the challenges and opportunities of the nation’s new look needs to begin now, says William Frey.