Thursday, May 15, 2014

In New York, California and Texas, more than half of Latino students are enrolled in schools that are 90% minority or more

In New York, Illinois, Maryland and Michigan, more than half of black students attend schools where 90% or more are minority. Around the country, only 23% of black students attended white-majority schools in 2011. Between 1968 and 2011, the number of Hispanic students in the public school system rose 495%, while the number of black students increased by 19% and the number of white students dropped 28%, according to the Education Department.

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