Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children

Apr 01, 2014

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California’s African American, Latino, and American Indian children lag far behind white and Asian children in access to health and education opportunities, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

The majority of California’s African American, Latino, and American Indian children lag far behind white and Asian children in access to health and education opportunities, according to Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children, a KIDS COUNT® policy report. The report reveals that white students in California are more than three times as likely as African American students to be reading proficient in fourth grade and Asian students are more than five times as likely as African American students to score at or above proficient in 8th grade math.

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