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How Integrated Are Today’s Schools?

In fact, last year, the US Government Accountability Office said that segregation in schools was becoming a real problem again. Not only have the number of schools housing students who are half or entirely the same race gone up, but the schools that are a majority black or Hispanic, “offered disproportionately fewer math, science and college-prep courses and had higher rates of students who were held back in ninth grade, suspended or expelled.” The study also found that Hispanic students tended to be segregated even further because they were grouped according to language, as well as race and socioeconomic class.


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