New Study Finds School Segregation on the Rise
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The Civil Rights Project at Harvard recently released the results of a new study showing that school segregation grew throughout the 1990s. The study, "Schools More Separate: Consequences of a Decade of Resegregation," by Professor of Education and Social Policy Gary Orfield (who is also the co-director of The Civil Rights Project) with teaching fellow Nora Gordon, analyzes statistics from the 1998-99 school yearthe latest year of data available from the National Center for Education Statistics' Common Core of Education Statistics.
The study found that 70.2 percent of the nation's black students now attend predominantly minority schools-with more that a …
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Publication information: Article title: New Study Finds School Segregation on the Rise. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Techniques. Volume: 76. Issue: 7 Publication date: October 2001. Page number: 13. © 2007 Association for Career and Technical Education. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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