FOX Logo-ReducedLatino children in Texas are now the largest ethnic group in the Lone Star state, The Dallas Morning News is reporting.

The newspaper said that Hispanic kids in Texas have passed whites—over half of the students enrolling in the school system are Latinos.

But with this increase have come changes since many of the students come from impoverished communities.

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The Dallas Morning News says that teachers find themselves struggling to lecture students since many of them speak little English. Demographers told the publication that if these schools do not adapt to the changes, Hispanic students may end up in low-paying jobs and overtaxed social programs.

This, the expert said, will affect Texas’ economy.

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