National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Engineering
Institute of Medicine
National Research Council
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March 1, 2006

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Education and training are the linchpins that will give the nation's Hispanic workers and their children tools to contribute to and share in U.S. prosperity, says a new National Research Council report. Targeted investments in these areas would benefit not only Hispanics, but also the country as a whole by enhancing U.S. productivity as baby boomers shift into retirement.



Speakers:
Marta Tienda, chair of the panel that wrote the report and Maurice P. During Professor in Demographic Studies and professor of sociology and public affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.