Higher Than Expected Hispanic Growth Reaching 50 Million, Now 1 in 6 Americans: Census

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Hispanics are currently the fastest growing group.

In a surprising show of growth, Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade, exceeding estimates in most states. Pulled by migration to the Sun Belt, America’s population center edged westward on a historic path to leave the Midwest.

 

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Broadband Grows But U.S. Still Faces a Significant Gap in Residential Use

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Broadband internet grows in U.S.

The U.S. still faces a significant gap in residential broadband use that breaks down along incomes, education levels and other socioeconomic factors, even as subscriptions among American households overall grew sevenfold from 2001 to 2009.

 

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Male Dropouts 47 Times More Likely To Be Incarcerated Than Graduate Peers

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On any given day, nearly 23 percent of all young Black men ages 16 to 24 who have dropped out of high school are in jail, prison, or a juvenile justice institution in America, according to a disturbing new national report released today on the dire economic and social consequences of not graduating from high school.

 

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Parental Expectations Affect Child’s Asthma

Parental Expectations Affect Child’s Asthma 

Asthmatic children whose parents have high expectations for their ability to function normally are less likely to have symptoms than other children dealing with the condition, according to a new study. Children also are more likely to use asthma controller medications appropriately if they have a routine for taking medicine and if their parents clearly understand how well symptoms can be controlled.

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