US schools remain highly segregated by race and class, analysis shows

More than a third of students in the US attended schools in which over three-quarters of students accounted for one race or ethnicityWhile US schools are growing more diverse, they remain highly segregated by race and class, according to a new analysis. More than a third of students in the US attended racially-segregated schools – schools in which more than three-quarters of students accounted for one race or ethnicity, according to an analysis of 2020-21 Common Core education data by the US Government Accountability Office. What’s more, more than one in 10 students – 14 percent – attended schools where 90% of students where of one race or ethnicity. Continue reading...

US schools remain highly segregated by race and class, analysis shows

More than a third of students in the US attended schools in which over three-quarters of students accounted for one race or ethnicity

While US schools are growing more diverse, they remain highly segregated by race and class, according to a new analysis.

More than a third of students in the US attended racially-segregated schools – schools in which more than three-quarters of students accounted for one race or ethnicity, according to an analysis of 2020-21 Common Core education data by the US Government Accountability Office. What’s more, more than one in 10 students – 14 percent – attended schools where 90% of students where of one race or ethnicity.

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