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S. 2 NA Not applicable. *Asian, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaska Native (only one race reported) and two or more races. SOURCE: Adapted from “Table 20. S. html (accessed December 12, 2007) also helped by a considerably strong economy and a robust stock market during the 1990s and by low mortgage rates during the early 2000s. President George W. Bush (1946–) also made minority homeownership a priority of his administration. 5 million families by the end of the decade.

6). Therefore, overall, Native American, Hispanic, and African-American children were less prepared for school than were either non-Hispanic white or Asian-American children. PREPRIMARY EDUCATION. One thing that can help pre- schoolers prepare for elementary school is attending centerbased early childhood programs. Angelina KewalRamani et al. 2% of all three- to five-year-olds who were not yet enrolled in kindergarten were enrolled in center-based preschools. 2%, respectively). 8%). 6%) and Hispanic students (36%).

On May 17, 1954, in Brown v. S. Supreme Court declared that separate schools for African-American children were inherently unequal and that schools had to desegregate. Over fifty years later, more and more school districts are questioning whether the federal courts need to continue supervising desegregation. However, despite regulations and busing, many inner-city schools are still not integrated, and academic achievement for African-American children is still lagging. Many non-Hispanic white students have moved (with their families’ tax dollars) to the suburbs or transferred to private schools to avoid inner-city schools with high populations of minority students.

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