The New Segregation

Number 18691
Subject Schools
Source News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
State NC
Year 2001
Publication Date February 18-20, 25
Summary The News & Observer investigated the resegregation of North Carolina schools and found that: segregation leads to lower academic achievement in all minority groups, resegregation is hurting middle-class black children more than any other group, the racial mix of schools has little effect on white students' scores, predominantly black schools are more likely to have inexperienced and uncertified teachers. The series resulted in $10 million in state funds being given to struggling schools.
Category Contest Finalist
Pages 51
Keywords race;segregation;schools;education;minorities;racial issues;poverty;African-Americans
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