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Education in the US is more segregated now than 50 years ago

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1237807.  Mon May 22, 2017 12:12 pm Reply with quote

63 years ago the Supreme Court prohibited school segregation in Brown v. Board of Education. But according to Richard Rothstein, a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, black students in the United States today are less likely to attend schools with white students than they were half a century ago.

"2016 federal data showed that poor, black and Hispanic children are becoming increasingly isolated from white, affluent children in America’s public schools"


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