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“If you’re wondering what the USA that your children or grandchildren — depending on your age — will look like, all you need to do is look around because in a very real sense, the Texas of today is the USA of tomorrow. If you don’t change those differences, you’re going to have a poorer and less competitive state.” — Steve Murdock, former state demographer, director, Hobby Center for the Study of Texas, Rice University
91% of all Dallas county students attend public schools.
70% of public school students are economically disadvantaged.
By 2030, 60% of jobs will require a degree or credential beyond high school.
Currently, only 13% of high school students graduate ready to succeed in post-secondary education.
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