The surprising state of U.S. school integration

Published on 12 Sep 2019, 17:48
Growing diversity across the U.S. is fueling a surge in children attending integrated schools. See where schools are integrating — and where they are not.

Integration determines how well that diversity is reflected across the individual schools. An integrated school leads to better academic performance for students of color without affecting white students’ performance, according to decades of research analyzing test scores and graduation rates. The Post looked at the racial makeup of each of the country’s public school districts in 1995 and 2017 to see how the growing diversity of children was reflected in their schools. Read more: Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube:

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