Saturday, September 22, 2012

School segregation sharply increasing, studies show

New studies show increased levels of segregation in U.S. public schools that are so substantial that, the authors conclude, the country’s success as a multiracial society is at risk.

The Civil Rights Project at UCLA just released three reports — “E Pluribus . . . Separation: Deepening Double Segregation for More Students,” plus two regional studies — that analyzed data from the National Center for Education Statistics and found that segregation is growing based on both race and poverty.

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