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Washington’s Latino Children Fare Better Than Peers Nationwide, Says Report

Latino children living in Maryland, Virginia and the District are doing better on some socioeconomic indicators when compared to most of their peers nationally, according to a study released Thursday by the National Council of La Raza, the largest Hispanic advocacy group in the United States.

The study provides a snapshot of Hispanic children up to age 17, and it shows that poverty rates are lower and educational achievement is better for them in the two states and D.C.