School Is Over for the Summer. So Is the Era of Majority White U.S. Public Schools.
When schools reopen this fall, demographic changes will have tipped the balance to nonwhite students.
A class of Hispanic students recites the Pledge of Allegiance during a September 11 memorial service at Birdwell Elementary School September 11, 2003 in Tyler, Texas. Birdwell has a student body of 600 youngsters; 60 percent of them are Hispanic.