Across the country, some 23 percent of students in public schools come from immigrant households.
One Loudoun County, Virginia, region reported 23 languages spoken at homes, with Spanish, Vietnamese and Telegu topping the list. Camarota’s study suggests it’s not just immigrants who are speaking other languages at home.
In some densely populated cities, a PUMA is about the size of a neighborhood, and there can be many PUMAs in a single city.
In less-populated Western regions, a PUMA can cover an entire corner of a state.
They make up almost a quarter of the kids in America.
How these kids do is extremely important for the future of the country,” he said.