‘Threatening the Future’: The High Stakes of Deepening School Segregation

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New York Times

May 10, 12:00 AM

‘Threatening the Future’: The High Stakes of Deepening School Segregation

Today, the decreasing white share of the public school population across the country may lead some to believe that schools are becoming more integrated. But the reverse is true, according to the report. The percentage of intensely segregated schools, defined as those where less than 10 percent of the student body is white, tripled between 1988 and 2016, from 6 to 18 percent.

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