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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.

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.