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Austin American-Statesman: Clock Ticking to Ensure Race Gap is Closed for Millennials

By Liliana Valenzuela

“There is a gap in the educational achievement of young Texans in which Hispanic and African-American students continue to lag behind their white counterparts. The educational disparity often translates into a wage and opportunity divide, according to ‘Closing the Race Gap: Texas,’ a new report by Young Invincibles, a nonpartisan, nonprofit that advocates for adults 18 to 34 years old. And while we’ve made some educational gains in the past 15 years, much remains to be done so Texas can remain economically competitive.” Read more here.