The new face of segregation in schools

Based on an analysis we conducted of data from the National Center for Educational Statistics, we found that approximately a third of U.S. public schools are considered segregated. The commonly used standard in the academic literature for determining whether or not a school is segregated considers whether more than 90 percent of a school’s student body is entirely white or entirely non-white.

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Alex E

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